astray

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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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A total 2483 bags went astray and 127 had not been found at the time of the ministry's investigation.
Ambitious early pass went astray and struggled to get into the game.
The Qatari team had two chances to score but Iraq's goalkeeper Oteil Khalil overdid himself as to save a penalty kick while another one went astray.
Gebrselassie was aiming to lower the mark of two hours, three minutes, 59 seconds he achieved in the German capital a year but the bid went astray in the last 10 kilometres.
TWO people injured when fireworks went astray at a Beyonce Knowles concert in St Louis received a surprise visit from the singer herself.
HOLD THAT CALL is worth another try after a gamble on Richard Hannon's juvenile went astray in the five-furlong maiden at Sandown.
A controversial pay deal for North East paramedics has been delayed after voting papers went astray.
When Ballet Theatre was starting up in 1939, Ashton was its founder's first hope for principal choreographer but the invitation went astray in the mail, so the final choice eventually fell on another Englishman, Antony Tudor.
But somehow as I knitted, My thoughts they went astray And I dreamt about the gateau And the ice cream on the tray.
A gamble on Alba Stella went astray at Ascot a month ago but Sir Mark Prescott's filly can win the EBF Harvest Stakes on her return to the Berkshire track today, writes Stable Boy.
1 -- color in AV edition only) Joanne Amantine looks at a photo of her niece, Shoshana Johnson, who was captured in Iraq when her convoy went astray.
When a Dawson pass went astray Sarries broke out and fit-again full-back Thomas Castaignede superbly finished with a run the length of the field.