drift away

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Synonyms for drift away

lose personal contact over time

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The most likely time to drift away is 11:20am, and 46 per cent of staff imagine they're on holiday, according to the poll by Travel Republic.
He and his crewman moored on the Red Sands Towers, 10 miles off Southend, when the vessel began to drift away. His colleague went into the water after it.
But before the occupiers drift away, if they drift away, we'd like to say this about that: The United States has an elegant mechanism for bringing about political change--voting.
SHOPPERS continue to drift away from the high street, according to a survey today.
"I think that's what made him drift away from what his initial audience enjoys from him and why he's not hot right now."
Mansfield's thoughts sometimes drift away on the waves back to Vietnam and the 1968 Tet Offensive.
the site won't drift away as laboratory staffs and their priorities change."
The spa environment provides space to drift away and dream, balancing your state of mind and well being and releasing your inner beauty.
Additionally, Desan sees the drift away from revolutionary theory and practice as a reaction to the revolution beginning under Thermidor.
However, new revenue streams in the DVD market and TV rights market have 'more than made up' for the drift away from the cinema.
Martin Ellis, of the Halifax, said there was no sign of an end to the steady drift away from areas damaged by industrial decline in the north.
It is highly unlikely that the sprayed endosulfan would drift away all the way to the Vaninagar school area 3 km away.
The motivation both for Boerhaave's early study of the human body as a machine and for his subsequent drift away from mechanism to seminalism, Knoeff claims, was his lifelong commitment to a Calvinist framework, which emphasized both the inherent limitations of human reason (owing to the Fall of Adam) and the value of understanding God through an empirical study of Creation, which would reveal His providence.
Allow your mind to drift away as you focus on every physical sensation you can feel.