going astray

  • 1 going astray — wandering away from the right path, losing one s way; making a mistake, doing the wrong thing …

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  • 2 Astray — A*stray , adv. & a. [See {Estray}, {Stray}.] Out of the right, either in a literal or in a figurative sense; wandering; as, to lead one astray. [1913 Webster] Ye were as sheep going astray. 1 Pet. ii. 25. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Going — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …

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  • 4 To lead astray — Lead Lead (l[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Led} (l[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leading}.] [OE. leden, AS. l[=ae]dan (akin to OS. l[=e]dian, D. leiden, G. leiten, Icel. le[imac][eth]a, Sw. leda, Dan. lede), properly a causative fr. AS. li[eth]an to go;… …

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  • 5 Nahj al-Balagha — Part of a series on the Imam of Islam Ali Life …

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  • 6 Hadith of the pen and paper — This is a sub article to the Succession to Muhammad.The Hadith of the pen and paper is a famous Hadith in Islam about an event when the Islamic prophet Muhammad was prevented from writing out his will. The hadith is referenced in both Shi a and… …

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  • 7 science, philosophy of — Branch of philosophy that attempts to elucidate the nature of scientific inquiry observational procedures, patterns of argument, methods of representation and calculation, metaphysical presuppositions and evaluate the grounds of their validity… …

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  • 8 stray — 1. noun /streɪ/ a) Any domestic animal that has an inclosure, or its proper place and company, and wanders at large, or is lost; an estray. Used also figuratively. b) The act of wandering or going astray. See Also: astray, estray 2 …

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  • 9 guide — vb Guide, lead, steer, pilot, engineer are comparable when meaning to direct a person or thing in his or its course or to show the way which he or it should follow. Guide usually implies assistance either by means of a person with intimate… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 BALAAM — (Heb. בַּלְעָם, בִּלְעָם), son of Beor, a non Israelite diviner famous for his effectiveness, enlisted by Balak, king of Moab, to pronounce curses over the Israelites. The pronunciation Balaam reflects the Greek rendering of the name in the… …

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  • 11 Giacomo Casanova — Casanova redirects here. For other uses, see Casanova (disambiguation). Giacomo Casanova Born 2 April 1725(1725 04 02) Venice, Republic of Venice …

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  • 12 20. TA-HA (Ta-Ha) — In the name of God, the Gracious, the Merciful. 1. Ta, Ha. 2. We did not reveal the Quran to you to make you suffer. 3. But only as a reminder for him who fears. 4. A revelation from He who created the earth and the high heavens. 5. The Most… …

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  • 13 fall — I. v. n. 1. Drop, descend, sink, drop down. 2. Be prostrated, fall down. 3. Sink, be lowered, be depressed. 4. Decrease, decline, be diminished, become less, die away. 5. Sin, err, transgress, lapse, trip, trespass, commit a fault, do amiss, go… …

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  • 14 Ronald Reagan — Reagan redirects here. For other uses, see Reagan (disambiguation). Ronald Reagan 40th President of the United States In office …

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  • 15 Shi'a view of Umar — This article is about the Shi a view of Umar, the second Sunni caliph.hia viewHistorical contextUmar ibn al Khattab was one of the earliest figures in the history of Islam. However, the Shi a have traditionally asserted that the Sunni perspective …

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  • 18 Devious — De vi*ous, a. [L. devius; de + via way. See {Viaduct}.] 1. Out of a straight line; winding; varying from directness; as, a devious path or way. [1913 Webster] 2. Going out of the right or common course; going astray; erring; wandering; as, a… …

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  • 19 Deviously — Devious De vi*ous, a. [L. devius; de + via way. See {Viaduct}.] 1. Out of a straight line; winding; varying from directness; as, a devious path or way. [1913 Webster] 2. Going out of the right or common course; going astray; erring; wandering; as …

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  • 20 Deviousness — Devious De vi*ous, a. [L. devius; de + via way. See {Viaduct}.] 1. Out of a straight line; winding; varying from directness; as, a devious path or way. [1913 Webster] 2. Going out of the right or common course; going astray; erring; wandering; as …

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