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Synonyms for stray

wander

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digress

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be unfaithful

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homeless animal

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Synonyms for stray

to move about at random, especially over a wide area

to turn away from a prescribed course of action or conduct

to turn aside, especially from the main subject in writing or speaking

unable to find the correct way or place to go

without a fixed or regular course

Synonyms for stray

an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)

move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

wander from a direct course or at random

lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking

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not close together in time

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(of an animal) having no home or having wandered away from home

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References in classic literature ?
And the vision faded, and the knight, kneeling upon the ground, thanked the good saint who into that sad wood had strayed his steps, so he had seen the vision that lay there hid.
He had been born among them, he had lived among them, and though he had strayed for a time, it was well to come back among them.
Later in the afternoon they strayed off among the trees, where, in the good old fashion, she sat down while he sprawled on his back, his head in her lap.
Later on that day, Kiche and White Fang strayed into the edge of the woods next to the camp.
A perverted affection that has strayed to one's own
If the bye we never had is strayed and stole, by the powers, call him Phelan, and see him hide out under the bed like a mangy pup.
All that is unhomelike in the future, and whatever maketh strayed birds shiver, is verily more homelike and familiar than your "reality.