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Today's word is:

saunter

|ˈsôntər|

verb [ intrans. ]

  • Walk in a slow, relaxed manner, without hurry or effort : Adam sauntered into the room.

noun

  • A leisurely stroll : A quiet saunter down the road.

ORIGIN: late Middle English (in the sense [to muse, wonder] ): of unknown origin. The current sense dates from the mid 17th cent.

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