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Adjective: adrift  u'drift
  1. Aimlessly drifting
    "Russia is adrift and chaotic";
    - afloat, aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected
  2. Afloat on the surface of a body of water
    "after the storm the boats were adrift"
Adverb: adrift  u'drift
  1. Floating freely; not anchored
    "the boat wasset adrift"
  2. Off course, wandering aimlessly
    "there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift"

See also: afloat, purposeless

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