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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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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.
But when we have everybody back fit and available we'll have a decent strong squad and hope a better balance and hopefully a wee bit of luck wouldn't go astray.
Reacting sharply to her jibe, Maneka, Varun's mother said: "If working for the country means going astray, then I would like to say that very soon the voters would prove which party is right and which is wrong.
On this particular night, Jesus leaves his ninety and nine and seeks out the ones that have gone astray.
The author confesses that an unease lingers, as though she's "gone astray, stepped off some invisible track [she] was born to follow.
Gary Barlow says he feels responsible for Frankie Cocozza going astray
I should be glad to hear from anyone who can explain how a recorded delivery letter can go astray, and why, and just who is responsible?
They discover the victim had been living a secret life as a drug mule, and was being led astray by local dealer Gerry Craig.
Without a little guidance from knowledgeable sources, new trainers can be led astray.
How could one of the oldest, most resilient firms on Wall Street go so far astray that it had to be sold at a fire sale price?
Now our Lord's word has come true against us, and we are bound to taste [the punishment]; If we led you astray, we ourselves were astray.
go astray sometimes when you are off on dangerous adventures.