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synonyms for drifted

  • amble
  • dance
  • flit
  • float
  • flow
  • flutter
  • hover
  • linger
  • meander
  • ride
  • sail
  • slide
  • stray
  • stroll
  • waft
  • wander
  • wash
  • accumulate
  • aim
  • amass
  • coast
  • flicker
  • flitter
  • gad
  • gallivant
  • gather
  • gravitate
  • malinger
  • mosey
  • muck
  • saunter
  • scud
  • skim
  • tend
  • be carried along
  • draw near
  • go with the tide
  • go-that-a-way
  • kick around
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antonyms for drifted

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  • run
  • stay
  • disperse
  • dissipate
  • divide
  • scatter
  • spend
  • decide
  • direct
  • guide
  • set
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How to use drifted in a sentence

Something came up between me and Lyn—and I drifted, and kept drifting.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I can't tell how I drifted into pigs; much in the same way as you drifted into horses, I suppose.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The tiny band turned to fight their way back, and found that the boat had drifted off again!
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The child of Finnish sea-folk who had drifted to Brest and died there, she had been adopted by an old Breton sea-dog and his wife.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
I stayed with my drink until Jorgensen drifted in to have a couple with me and talk of the old days.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Later, while we three cast-aways drifted with the bovine tide, he spoke to Piegan Smith.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was a lovely morning, not too hot and with only a wind made by their passage, so that the dust only drifted behind the car.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
The voice drifted up from the corner of Taylor and Broadway, where the two men waited for a car.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The smoke from his revolver drifted out through the bars; the house was silent.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Gale made coffee and soon inviting aromas of their supper drifted on the air.
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