Err and Stray


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Err verb – To commit an offense.
Usage example: when we err, we must be willing to accept the consequences

Stray is a synonym for err in approach topic. In some cases you can use "Stray" instead the word "Err" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like direction, deviate, do wrong. popular alternative
Nearby Words: error, erring
Synonyms for Err


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Stray verb – To commit an offense.
Usage example: our straying son swears he's returned to the straight and narrow

Err is a synonym for stray in approach topic. You can use "Err" instead a verb "Stray", if it concerns topics such as direction, wander, deviate, sin. popular alternative
Nearby Words: strayed, straying
Synonyms for Stray
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