rambling


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Synonyms for rambling

Synonyms for rambling

Synonyms for rambling

spreading out in different directions

(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects

of a path e.g.

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It seemed a long time to me: and, as I was often out with my rambling pupil, of course hopes would keep rising, and disappointments would ensue; and then, I would say to my own heart,
Amid dissertations on mathematics and philosophy and spoutings and quotations, I sang all the old songs learned in the days when I went from the cannery to the oyster boats to be a pirate--such songs as: "Black Lulu," "Flying Cloud," "Treat my Daughter Kind-i-ly," "The Boston Burglar," "Come all you Rambling, Gambling Men," "I Wisht I was a Little Bird," "Shenandoah," and "Ranzo, Boys, Ranzo.
This is a whimsical, rambling jumble, which can hardly be called a story; a mixture of quotations and original work, of nonsense and earnest.
And to forsake such a house, and go a rambling about the country, the Lord knows whither,
We quitted London on the 27th of March and remained a few days at Windsor, rambling in its beautiful forest.
We passed a considerable period at Oxford, rambling among its environs and endeavouring to identify every spot which might relate to the most animating epoch of English history.
I might perhaps say with some truth, that if trade was not my element, rambling was; and no proposal for seeing any part of the world which I had never seen before could possibly come amiss to me.
On the other hand, mine was the notion of a mad, rambling boy, that never cares to see a thing twice over.
It was a great, rambling house, with dull corridors and wide staircases which the flaring candles seemed to make more gloomy.
It is very curious to watch this harem and its lord in their indolent ramblings.
A committee meeting was held once in a while, These went on endlessly which to many did rile, As some people seemed to get carried away, Rambling on and on with no useful things to say.
Spokesman Wendy Hockney said: "The club was formed in 1907 as the Huddersfield CHA Rambling and Reading Club and, after a few name changes, in 2000 it became the Huddersfield CHA Walking and Social Club.
MUCH as I enjoy the regular Friday rambling feature of EJS he would appear to take his rambles through some secret paradise, which unfortunately is unknown to me, where the bridle paths, if not always straight and narrow, are at least there.
PRUNE climbing and rambling roses if they have finished flowering now.
A source revealed: "Ryan won't shut up about the Lakes and has joked that me might start his own Corrie rambling club.