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How to use wander in a sentence

He allowed his mind to wander back into the past—back many years to the time when he had gone into the country to take a meal.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Of all the inhabitants of London chambers those are the most lonely who never wander away from London.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Sometimes Jehosophat's father opens the gate in the fence and lets the geese wander down to the pond.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Literally and figuratively, their lives seemed to wander through flowery pleasure-paths.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
She appeared to wander in her mind, for sometimes her words were coherent, at other times she merely babbled.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
From the time we left the tavern to wander by the river I managed to be a good deal alone with Mrs. Falchion.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
But he was tired and his thoughts were beginning to wander, and he doubted whether he could make him understand.
DAVID FLEMING'S FORGIVENESSMARGARET MURRAY ROBERTSON
Then he put the shirt on again, and went out to wander about the woods, laughing and talking to himself.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
No need of explaining his absence; he was the head hunter of the expedition; it was his business to wander.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
No Brodrick had ever married a woman who wandered, who conceivably would want to wander.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO WANDER

  • drifted
  • rambled
  • ranged
  • roved
  • traipsed
  • traveled
  • walked
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