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a·drift / əˈdrift/ • adj. & adv. (of a boat or its passengers) floating without being either moored or steered: [as adv.] a cargo ship went adrift | [as adj.] the seamen are adrift in lifeboats. ∎ fig. (of a person) without purpose or guidance; lost and confused: [as adj.] he was adrift in a strange country | [as adv.] they were cast adrift in a sea of events.

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adrift XVII. f. A-1 + DRIFT.

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adrift

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