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astray

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of astray

  1. off the desired or intended path or course <I think we were led astray by the unfortunate similarity of the two names> Synonyms afield, amiss, wrong, awryRelated Words badly; faultily, improperly, inappropriately, incorrectly, mistakenly, wrongly; inadequately, insufficiently, unpromisinglyNear Antonyms perfectly; auspiciously, favorably, promisingly; correctly, properly, rightly; appropriately, fittingly, suitablyAntonyms aright, right, well





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