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Adrift in a sentence
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Samuel sets Corvo adrift on the river and flees.
On 4 March, another 1,000 or so survivors were adrift on rafts.
The USS Enterprise finds the derelict SS Botany Bay adrift in space.
Survivor Peter McCabe recounts his two days adrift on a raft to The New York Times.
He set the whaler's crew adrift with no provisions, intending them to starve to death.
Falling off the back of the convoy and adrift, she signaled Marseillaise to request a tow.
Devastated and adrift, she joined her brother in Hawaii, where she resumed her singing career.
With no prospect of Tony's money, Beaver loses interest in Brenda, who is left adrift and in poverty.
You then turn the poor Penguin adrift, with his skin half naked and torn off, to perish at his leasure.
Bligh and 18 loyalists were set adrift in an open boat; Heywood was among those who remained with Bounty.
During the night the ice broke up, leaving the men adrift on an ice floe and separated from their sledges.
In late June, the defenders set adrift burning brushwood soaked in tar, in an attempt to repel a naval assault.
The section of the ship with Master Chief and Cortana is set adrift in space, while Arbiter lands safely on Earth.
However, Mary Celeste would have sailed away empty if the line had parted, leaving the yawl adrift with its occupants.
The runner-up was his teammate Nico Rosberg, 59 points behind, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel third, another 44 points adrift.
The ship's steering gear was damaged in the collision, leaving the ship adrift for over seven hours before repairs were effected.
In the 1935–36 season, the club finished fourth in the Football League First Division, nine points adrift of champions Sunderland.
He is adrift on a boat in the Pacific Ocean during his service in World War II, when he begins to think about starting a religion.
Results improved enormously, lifting the club from five points adrift at the foot of the table to a comfortable mid-table position.
En route to Cuba, Crane's vessel, the SS Commodore, sank off the coast of Florida, leaving him and others adrift for 30 hours in a dinghy.
After years adrift in space, Cortana awakens Master Chief from cryonic sleep as Forward Unto Dawn drifts towards a Forerunner installation, Requiem.
In October 1915, pack ice in the Weddell Sea had sunk the main expedition ship Endurance, leaving Shackleton and his 27 companions adrift on a floe.
The Raft of the Medusa portrays the moment when, after 13 days adrift on the raft, the remaining 15 survivors view a ship approaching from a distance.
Charlotte feels adrift as she attempts to find meaning while wandering Tokyo, and she feels isolated as she peers over the city from her hotel room window.
Crews located Delord adrift in a life raft before airdropping supplies, maintaining watch and ultimately guiding in a rescue vessel fifty-eight hours later.
The combined forces of the wind and the rapidly moving ice had torn Aurora from its berth and, encased in a large ice floe, the ship was adrift in the Sound.
The Coens later described the hotel as a "ghost ship floating adrift, where you notice signs of the presence of other passengers, without ever laying eyes on any".
Christian originally thought to cast Bligh adrift in Bounty's small jolly boat, together with his clerk John Samuel and the loyalist midshipmen Hayward and Hallett.
Finally, at about 10 am, Bligh and 18 loyalists were placed in the ship's launch, a 23-foot (7 m) open boat, with minimal supplies and navigation instruments, and cast adrift.
Before the race, Jeff Burton led the Drivers' Championship with 5,598 points, with Matt Kenseth sixth points behind in second, and Mark Martin was a further four adrift in third.
I know I can win the Tour de France." Third place went to Anderson, who finished 31 seconds slower than LeMond, with Kelly in fourth, 54 seconds adrift, five seconds faster than Roche.
In Dover's first season back in the Southern League Premier Division the Whites finished in third place, albeit 17 points adrift of Tamworth, who claimed the one promotion place available that season.
Mary Celeste (/səˈlɛst/; often erroneously referred to as Marie Celeste) was an American merchant brigantine discovered adrift and deserted in the Atlantic Ocean off the Azores Islands on December 4, 1872.
Disaffected crewmen, led by acting-Lieutenant Fletcher Christian, seized control of the ship from their captain, Lieutenant William Bligh, and set him and eighteen loyalists adrift in the ship's open launch.
Synonyms for adrift
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