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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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Large amounts of EU funds have gone astray without recovery, the books have never balanced or been audited in its existence, yet it proposes 10 new members to confuse and worsen the present situation
His kids have gone astray because he's always put work first.
fired missile may have gone astray in the western Afghan city of Herat and hit a hospital where the Taliban claim more than 100 people died, the New York Times on Tuesday quoted a Pentagon official as saying.
One comic pas de deux, "Rio," a fiesta fiasco performed by Edward Staudenmayer and Michael McGrath, has McGrath hamming it up a la Carmen Miranda; it could have easily gone astray, but didn't because of Birch's astute timing and theater sense.
Wilson observes that the humanities have gone astray, following unproductive byways, since they are generally neither consilient nor scientific.
Jesus: "If a shepherd has a hundred sheep and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the 99 on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray?
No one wants to claim that a conscience which has gone astray through ignorance which it is unable to avoid has lost its dignity, but we must judge it to be mistaken.
Sana po sa mga nalilihis sa atin na sa DOJ at attached agencies ay tulungan nating bigyan ng liwanag upang sila ay magbago (I know that there are many here in the DOJ who are good councilors, but some have gone astray.
I could not find her around all that day, Thought my naughty puss might have gone astray, Later I went into the downstairs loo, And there was my puss looking accusingly too.
Memory sticks, hard drives and PCs have also gone astray since 2005 - as well as 12 apples and a business suit.
The last lady auditor complained that billions had gone astray and could not be accounted for.
In the loss to Canoga, he had a breakaway, beat the goalkeeper and was bouncing the ball into the net when it hit a baseball that had gone astray from a nearby practice field.