set adrift
index derelict (abandoned)

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  • Set Adrift on Memory Bliss — Single infobox Name = Set Adrift on Memory Bliss Artist = P.M. Dawn from Album = Released = 1991 Format = CD maxi 7 single Genre = Pop/R B Length = 4:10 Label = Polygram Records Writer = Gary Kemp Attrell Cordes Producer = P.M. Dawn Last single …   Wikipedia

  • Adrift — A*drift , adv. & a. [Pref. a (for on) + drift.] Floating at random; in a drifting condition; at the mercy of wind and waves. Also fig. [1913 Webster] So on the sea shall be set adrift. Dryden. [1913 Webster] Were from their daily labor turned… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adrift (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Adrift Img capt = Img size = 250 Background = group or band Origin = Tampa, FL, USA Genre = Hard rock Heavy metal Years active = 2002–present Label = Independent Associated acts = Cannibal Corpse Deicide Resurrection …   Wikipedia

  • adrift — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ come ▪ I nearly suffocated when the pipe of my breathing apparatus came adrift. ▪ go (figurative) ▪ Our plans had gone badly adrift …   Collocations dictionary

  • adrift — 1. adjective /əˈdrɪft/ a) Floating at random. So on the sea shall be set adrift. Dryden. b) (of a seaman) Absent from his watch 2. adverb /əˈdrɪft/ In a …   Wiktionary

  • Adrift (book) — Adrift (subtitle: Seventy six days lost at sea) is a book by Steven Callahan about his survival in a life raft in the Atlantic Ocean, which lasted 76 days, a staggering record; he is the only man in history known to have survived more than a… …   Wikipedia

  • Adrift (Torchwood) — Doctorwhobox number = 24 serial name = Adrift caption = Gwen has compiled a list of all people that have disappeared during a negative rift spike. show = TW type = episode writer = Chris Chibnall cast = * John Barrowman – Captain Jack Harkness *… …   Wikipedia

  • set somebody adrift — cast/set sb adrift idiom usually passive to leave sb to be carried away on a boat that is not being controlled by anyone: (figurative) Without language human beings are cast adrift. Main entry: ↑adriftidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • set apart — Synonyms and related words: abrupt, abscind, alienate, allocate, allot, amputate, analyze, anatomize, annihilate, appoint, appropriate to, assign, assign to, atomize, ban, bar, be characteristic, beatify, bless, bob, bolt, canonize, cast off,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • set aside — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abolish, abrogate, abrupt, abscind, adjourn, admit, admit exceptions, alienate, allocate, allot, allow, allow for, amputate, annihilate, annul, appoint, appropriate to, assign, assign to, ban, bar, bob, bolt,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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