Part of speech:
To move without a destination or purpose; wander:
To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.
To turn or make go to one side
To throw (something) with a swift motion; fling.
To be different or diverse; differ
To move about without a definite destination or purpose.
To change sides; shift, as from one opinion or attitude to another
To err is defined as to make a mistake or to do something wrong.
Alternative form of march to the beat of a different drum.
To be or become the same or similar
To be dissimilar or unlike in nature, quality, amount, or form:
To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
Depart is defined as to go away or leave.
Detour is defined as to create or go down a route that is different than the usual route.
To be carried along by or as by a current
To become forfeit or void because of failure to pay the premium at the stipulated time
To wander aimlessly or idly; ramble
To cause to sheer
To bend or twist out of shape; distort
stray from normal path
To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
To pivot is to turn or spin around a center point.
(Linguistics) To alter phonetically as part of a systematic historical change.
To change so as to be; become:
A person whose behavior is deviant
One who practices sexual perversion.
(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
One whose sexual behavior differs from the accepted norm
Either of two divisions, male and female, into which most sexually reproducing organisms are grouped. Sex is usually determined by anatomy, the makeup of the sex chromosomes, and the type and amount of hormones produced. When the sex of an organism is determined by the sex chromosomes, males and females are generally produced in equal numbers. In other organisms, such as bees and wasps, in which females develop from fertilized eggs and males develop from unfertilized eggs, distribution of the sexes is unequal.
The definition of aberrant is something that does not follow the correct or expected course or something that is not typical or normal.
A degenerate person, esp. one who is morally depraved or sexually perverted
- Digress suggests a wandering, often deliberate and temporary, from the main topic in speaking or writing
- Diverge suggests the branching of a single path or course into two courses leading away from each other stay to the left when the road diverges
- Veer , originally used of wind and ships, suggests a turning or series of turnings so as to change direction
- Swerve implies a sudden or sharp turning from a path, course, etc. the car swerved to avoid hitting us
- Deviate suggests a turning aside, often to only a slight degree, from the correct or prescribed course, standard, doctrine, etc. to deviate from the truth
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