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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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floated, glided, hovered, hung (also hanged), poised, rode (or chiefly dialectal rid), sailed, swam, wafted

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sank (or sunk), settled

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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