Part of speech:
A person who neglects or fails to do what law or duty requires.
A person, often one without close friends or family ties, who moves about aimlessly from place to place
The act of tramping; esp., a journey on foot; hike
A person on a trip of indeterminate destination and/or length of time.
Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
Feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others.
Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
Abandoned; desolate; forlorn
Slack; of a loose texture; not rigid or tight
Characterized by neglect; heedless:
Having been given up and left alone
Wet, drenched, or messy:
No longer in working order
in deplorable condition
Creaking or apt to creak
Weakened or worn out from age or wear
In poor physical condition, as from overwork; debilitated
a ship abandoned on the high seas
One who lives on the streets or constitutes a public nuisance.
A member of one of the lowest social castes in India
One who spends a lot of time doing a particular recreational activity:
A person who begs, or asks for charity, esp. one who lives by begging; mendicant
Deprived, robbed, or devoid, as of life, hope, or happiness
Not tense or taut; loose:
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