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straggle

strag·gle

straggle

 
 
pronunciation:
strae gl
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: straggled, straggles, straggling
definition 1: to stray from or drop behind a group, as an individual.
similar words:
stray, wander
definition 2: to grow or be in irregular long shoots or strands, resulting in an uneven appearance.
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derivations: stragglingly (adv.), straggler (n.)