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a·drift

adrift

 
pronunciation:
drIft
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: moving or floating without being steered; drifting; not anchored.
Our raft was adrift in the sea.When the string broke, the kite was adrift in the sky.
synonyms:
drifting
similar words:
astray, at sea, unsettled, wandering
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part of speech: adverb
definition: without anchor; floating freely; drifting.
The ship was set adrift by the storm.The balloon was set adrift by a blast of wind.
synonyms:
drifting