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Origin of wayward
synonym study for wayward
OTHER WORDS FROM waywardway·ward·ly, adverbway·ward·ness, nounun·way·ward, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for wayward
It was an intimate and somber plea, like a parent opening an intervention with a wayward child.
How about the man who created her—a lover of women who lived with a wife, his lover, their children, and a wayward librarian?Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The story of a wayward anesthesia trainee who took a near fatal dose of fentanyl hit the news this week.
In Williamsburg, Nechemya Weberman was a revered leader and a counselor to wayward youth.How One Sex Abuse Case Tore Apart the Williamsburg Hasidim|Allison Yarrow|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Also, I adore the devastating footnotes, wherein he eviscerates (decorously) his wayward predecessor, Andrew Field.
Here, then, was a web strangely woven by the fingers of a wayward fate.
With a wayward impulse, she threw her arms around his neck and kissed him on the cheek.The Pomp of the Lavilettes, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Hence the congratulations in the family when Amabel undertook the reformation of its wayward member.Reginald|Saki
In times of drought it became very shallow, and in times of flood it tore its wayward course open in any direction it chose.The Paths of Inland Commerce|Archer B. Hulbert
To bank on the single grain of good in his wayward sister's heart!The Day of the Beast|Zane Grey