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adjective as in moving around

noun as in wayfaring

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With all the motors, sensors, and robotic pieces to craft your own miniature troop, you will be able to build 7 roving robots with intelligent light sensors and advanced vibro-motor mechanics.

You’ll encounter roving and stage performers who rely on donations.

Plastic waste choked waterways, created breeding grounds for malaria-carrying mosquitoes, and could be deadly to roving livestock.

From Quartz

The place was secluded, allowing Giuliani to meet his sources away from the roving reporters, myself included, who were searching for him around the city’s more central restaurants and hotels.

From TIme

Often, while traveling about the land, the Hunter will find herself caught in a roving red storm that affects everything in its path.

And, perhaps most importantly, you will find a roving cast of characters—the employees of distillery.

She had heard about my novel Roving Pack and read it after being diagnosed with cancer.

This philosophy quickly transforms our ride into a long, white roving chimney.

Her foreign tours include the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and several years as a roving foreign correspondent worldwide.

A roving gang of youths armed with bats and huge boom boxes hunt the band.

Here and there roving parties appeared, but having no recognized leaders, their existence did not invalidate the treaty.

The patch of soft green that I knew for the cottonwoods Rutter had spoken of drew my roving gaze whether I would or no.

Suddenly he took them in his arms and walked quickly over to the stove, his eye roving in search of a match-box.

"And when the roving spirit once lays hold of a lad, he must have his way—he is good for nothing else," said Dr. May.

And yet the wind was howling in the woods,The roving thunder bellowing in the clouds,Before the dawn had risen in the sky.


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On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to roving, such as: itinerant, peripatetic, wandering, ambulatory, mobile, and peregrine.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.