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adrift

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English

Etymology

Prefix a- (for on) + drift.

Pronunciation

Adjective

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  1. Floating at random.
    So on the sea shall be set adrift. --Dryden.
  2. (of a seaman) Absent from his watch

Adverb

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  1. In a drifting condition; at the mercy of wind and waves.

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