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      vb   intr  
1    to stroll about freely, as for relaxation, with no particular direction  
2    (of paths, streams, etc.) to follow a winding course; meander  
3    (of plants) to grow in a random fashion  
4    (of speech, writing, etc.) to lack organization  
5    a leisurely stroll, esp. in the countryside  
     (C17: probably related to Middle Dutch rammelen to roam (of animals); see ram)  
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1    amble, drift, perambulate, peregrinate, range, roam, rove, saunter, straggle, stravaig     (Scot. & Northern English dialect)   stray, stroll, traipse     (informal)   walk, wander  
2    meander, snake, twist and turn, wind, zigzag  
3    babble, chatter, digress, expatiate, maunder, rabbit (on)     (Brit. informal)   rattle on, run off at the mouth     (slang)   waffle     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   wander, witter on     (informal)  
4    excursion, hike, perambulation, peregrination, roaming, roving, saunter, stroll, tour, traipse     (informal)   trip, walk  

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rambler, rabble, rale, Rambert

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