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astray

adjective aberrant, adrift, afield, amiss, awry, circuitous, deviating, errant, erratic, indirect, lost, misled, off-center, out of one's bearings, out of one's reckoning, random, round-about, straying, unguided
See also: culpable, errant, lost, peccant
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Now Battersea's Italian restaurant BungaBunga is experiencing a similar phenomenon, only this time it's Silvio Berlusconishaped drinking vessels that are going astray.
With men going astray, it's the women's responsibility to get society moving ahead.
The loss, involving names, national insurance numbers, salary and bank account details of the Council's UK staff, is the latest in a string of cases of official information going astray in recent months.
We have to ask why this has happened in such a short time and why the budget is going astray.
50) and details can be posted on the net in the event of it going astray.
policy is still going astray from those values that are ostensibly American.
We're all familiar with tales of high interest rates, extortionate charges for warning letters and money going astray and all that, but this latest story takes the proverbial biscuit.
Its ultimate origins may be found in the New Testament and the admonishment to rebuke brethren going astray and, if necessary, to banish them.
I'm not just wanting to teach a child how to ride horses,'' says Price, who has seen his share of young people going astray during 13 years as a police officer.
Since WLAN technology is used to transmit sensitive data and the possibility of that data going astray exists, the need for a solution to secure it is expected to continue," remarks the analyst of this research.