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Then Corbin recorded the second out, walked Nick Ahmed, walked Pavin Smith, yielded a single to Wyatt Mathisen and hit Andrew Young with an errant fastball.
NOTHING IS WORKING FOR PATRICK CORBIN, AND THE DIAMONDBACKS MAKE HIM, AND THE NATS, PAYJESSE DOUGHERTYAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Poor Gerry McIlroy was rewarded for cheering his on in person by getting hit with an errant shot from Rory, but he appeared to take it in stride.
JUSTIN ROSE, WITH A BACK NINE OUT OF A DREAM, RACES TO A FOUR-SHOT LEAD AT THE MASTERSCHUCK CULPEPPER, SCOTT ALLEN, DES BIELERAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Rory McIlroy hit his dad with an errant approach shot on No.
JUSTIN ROSE, WITH A BACK NINE OUT OF A DREAM, RACES TO A FOUR-SHOT LEAD AT THE MASTERSCHUCK CULPEPPER, SCOTT ALLEN, DES BIELERAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
CalGEM has also struggled to impose financial penalties on errant companies.
ARE CALIFORNIA OIL COMPANIES COMPLYING WITH THE LAW? EVEN REGULATORS OFTEN DON’T KNOW.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUNMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
According to CalGEM documents the news organizations obtained through public records requests, errant firms have left leaking wells, tanks, sump ponds and other problems across the state, posing threats to public health and wildlife.
ARE CALIFORNIA OIL COMPANIES COMPLYING WITH THE LAW? EVEN REGULATORS OFTEN DON’T KNOW.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUNMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
Under Faulconer, police ramped up enforcement of a law meant to address errant trash cans – only they used it on homeless San Diegans.
SACRAMENTO REPORT: WHO’S FUNDING THE 79TH DISTRICT CANDIDATES SO FARSARA LIBBYFEBRUARY 26, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
To be checkmated by an 'errant' pawn in the very middle of the board is a most ignominious way of losing the game.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
For two days he had faced death, fighting like a legionary or a knight-errant, and in short playing the hero.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Chasing an errant swarm of bees is nothing to following a naked lunatic when the fit of escaping is upon him!
DRACULABRAM STOKER
He ought to have been born six or seven hundred years ago, he would have made a delightful knight-errant.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
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WORDS RELATED TO ERRANT

  • aimless
  • destitute
  • down-and-out
  • drifting
  • errant
  • fancy-free
  • fly-by-night
  • footloose
  • idle
  • itinerant
  • itinerate
  • mendicant
  • migratory
  • moving
  • nomadic
  • perambulant
  • perambulatory
  • peripatetic
  • prodigal
  • rambling
  • roaming
  • rootless
  • roving
  • sauntering
  • shifting
  • shiftless
  • straggling
  • stray
  • strolling
  • transient
  • travelling
  • unsettled
  • wandering
  • wayfaring
  • wayward
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