Astray vs Misfare - What's the difference?

astray | misfare |


As an adverb astray

is in a wrong or unknown and wrongly-motivated direction.

As a verb misfare is

(obsolete) to go astray; to transgress, to sin.

As a noun misfare is

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astray

English

Adverb

  • In a wrong or unknown and wrongly-motivated direction.
  • Derived terms

    * lead astray

    References

    misfare

    English

    Verb

    (misfar)
  • (obsolete) To go astray; to transgress, to sin.
  • Noun

    (-)
  • *1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , IV.5:
  • *:Whereto great comfort in her sad misfare / Was Amoret, companion of her care […].
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