Thesaurus / adrift

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I was engaged, and when that engagement was called off, I felt adrift.

So it’s reasonable to conclude that these buoys mimic how well ancient watercraft set adrift in the same area might have fared, the researchers say.

After that hard-hitting game, they will face a Cowboys team that seems adrift.

Ultimately, she finds that her motherland is a place of perpetual migration, and at long last, she feels less adrift.

In her view, now is a great time for the ritually and spiritually adrift to shop around for their ritual fit.

By the time I reached the deck, all was adrift to leeward, and the mast was now held in its place by the weather backstays.

They felt safer in their boat, adrift in a tree-bordered lagoon, even if dark, mysterious foliage did overhang them.

Captain TedLouis Pendleton

She had thrown her lot with the narrow minds and cast him adrift.

The Tyranny of WeaknessCharles Neville Buck

Meantime the feeling that he was adrift grew upon him and his reserve of capital disappeared.

The Unknown QuantityHenry van Dyke

The old butler wanted to turn them adrift, and Dumas consented, and repented.

Essays in LittleAndrew Lang

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