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drifted

verb
past tense of drift

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1 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • casual conversation drifting from one topic to another

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2 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air
  • the boat drifted along on the current

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3 to move about from place to place aimlessly
  • spent several years drifting from town to town, picking up odd jobs whenever he needed cash

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“Drifted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drifted. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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