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Thursday, April 25

Peregrinate

[/ˈperəɡrəˌnāt/]

Part of speech: verb

1.

Travel or wander, especially on foot

2.

Journey from one place to another, particularly in a wandering fashion

Examples of Peregrinate in a sentence

"Her wanderlust caused her to peregrinate constantly."

"In his free time, he liked to peregrinate with no destination in mind."

About Peregrinate

Dating back to the 16th century, peregrinate denotes a specific kind of travel — not quite directionless but not hurried either, like traveling for pleasure rather than for business.

Did you Know?

Peregrine falcons are called that for a reason. With the ability to travel at incredibly high speeds and nowhere special to be much of the time, they're more free to peregrinate than most of us will ever be.

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