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Born into poverty, he led a peripatetic life, which included a stint in the circus.
DAWOUD BEY, JASPER JOHNS AND ‘AUTOMANIA’ ARE AMONG THE MANY COMPELLING REASONS TO VISIT MUSEUMS THIS SUMMERSEBASTIAN SMEEJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Instead, knowing that Saudi law will force her to give up Hanadi to Muneer when she turns 7, Saeedah absconds with her daughter, embarking on a peripatetic life of deception that will haunt the three members of this small, fractured family.
EMAN QUOTAH’S ENGROSSING DEBUT, ‘BRIDE OF THE SEA,’ OFFERS AMERICANS A NUANCED VIEW OF THE SAUDI KINGDOMKEIJA PARSSINENFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In our time there flourished at that place remarkable persons of the Peripatetic sect of philosophers, Athenæus and Xenarchus.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
He used to walk about when teaching and from this circumstance his sect was called (p. 056) Peripatetic.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 3 OF 8VARIOUS
There was in fact an "eternal fitness" in horse and man that was not exactly a "standing joke," but a peripatetic one.
LINCOLNIANAANDREW ADDERUP
There were the Italian peripatetic vendors of weather-glasses, who had their headquarters at Norwich.
THE LIFE OF GEORGE BORROWHERBERT JENKINS
He passed for a peripatetic storehouse of anecdotes, specially crammed with old and worn-out officers stories.
THE DUELA. I. KUPRIN
From the action itself, or more probably from the name of the walks (peripatoi), his school was called Peripatetic.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
After a series of peripatetic adventures they were more dead than alive when the head-gear of De Beers burst upon their view.
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
The majority seem completely attached to the peripatetic elements.
DISCOVERY OF OXYGEN, PART 2CARL WILHELM SCHEELE
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WORDS RELATED TO PERIPATETIC

  • casual
  • changing
  • drifting
  • errant
  • gypsy
  • immigrant
  • impermanent
  • itinerant
  • migrative
  • migratorial
  • mobile
  • nomad
  • nomadic
  • on the move
  • passing over
  • passing through
  • peripatetic
  • ranging
  • roving
  • seasonal
  • shifting
  • temporary
  • tramp
  • transient
  • transmigratory
  • unsettled
  • vagabond
  • vagrant
  • wandering
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