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saunter

An air-intercept code meaning, “Fly for best endurance.” Also called loiter.
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Bounderby threw on his hat - he always threw it on, as expressing a man who had been far too busily employed in making himself, to acquire any fashion of wearing his hat - and with his hands in his pockets, sauntered out into the hall.
Laurie's eyes followed her with pleasure, for she neither romped nor sauntered, but danced with spirit and grace, making the delightsome pastime what it should be.
The fresh morning air and the cool flowing waters put both soul and body in a glow, and after a half-hour employed in this recreation, we sauntered back to the house--Tinor and Marheyo gathering dry sticks by the way for fire-wood; some of the young men laying the cocoanut trees under contribution as they passed beneath them; while Kory-Kory played his outlandish pranks for my particular diversion, and Fayaway and I, not arm in arm to be sure, but sometimes hand in hand, strolled along, with feelings of perfect charity for all the world, and especial good-will towards each other.
The book's descriptions are both poetic and informative: "a dusky jade shoulder of serpentinite with its mantle of foul soil is home to clarkia and manzanita, two endangered species." They are also sometimes spiritual, as with "So I walk and allow my brain to saunter. And if I am in the right mindset, I can almost feel another walking at my side."
They just ignore him and even without looking at the officer saunter to shake hands with the dignitaries standing in the reception line.
IAN Williams dominated Saturday's proceedings as Saunter and London Prize ensured he took home the lion's share of the money with big-race victories at Doncaster and Wincanton.
Saunter stormed to victory in flat racing's November Handicap at Doncaster just 20 minutes after London Prize (4-1) got the ball rolling over the jumps - taking the Unibet Elite Hurdle at Wincanton.
That leaves us with only six from the 23-strong field Sir Chauvelin, Saunter, Azari, Royal Line, Machine Learner and Al Destoor.
I served on the minesweeper USS Saunter (AM-295) as a seaman first class in World War II.
Lambert has reiterated the standards he expects and believes he has footballers who "want to succeed" rather than "coming here to saunter along and pick up money".
Summer Saunter for Ruddi's Retreat WALKERS lined up to put their best foot forward for children's charity Ruddi's Retreat.
The five-mile saunter - which will take about four-and-a-half hours - will give walkers the opportunity to search for damselflies and other aquatic species at the park.