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  • adj.moving around
  • nounwayfaring

synonyms for roving

  • itinerant
  • peripatetic
  • wandering
  • ambulatory
  • mobile
  • peregrine
  • roaming
  • vagrant
  • arrant
  • desultory
  • digressive
  • discursive
  • migratory
  • nomadic

antonyms for roving

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  • settled
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    Here and there roving parties appeared, but having no recognized leaders, their existence did not invalidate the treaty.
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    The patch of soft green that I knew for the cottonwoods Rutter had spoken of drew my roving gaze whether I would or no.
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    Suddenly he took them in his arms and walked quickly over to the stove, his eye roving in search of a match-box.
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    "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.
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    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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    WORDS RELATED TO ROVING

    • ambulant
    • itinerant
    • nomadic
    • perambulant
    • perambulatory
    • peripatetic
    • roving
    • vagabond
    • vagrant
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