rove

All Noun Verb
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  • He believed it would be better if they would not rove so much. Cited from Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
  • His eyes roved about the beautiful living room, as they had often done before. Cited from Red Pepper's Patients, by Grace S. Richmond
  • Her eyes roved over it when she wanted a little out-of-doors life. Cited from The Morgesons, by Elizabeth Stoddard
  • He would rove the fields while the rest were working in them. Cited from Under the Skylights, by Henry Blake Fuller
  • In front of him walked a big man who seemed to keep his eyes roving about all the while.
  • But this was not so, nor did they rove the sea at will. Cited from Some Principles of Maritime Strategy, by Julian Stafford Corbett
  • Her eyes roved about in search of something to do for them. Cited from Mother, by Maxim Gorky
  • At the age of eleven, when his father died, he began a roving life. Cited from A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections, Isabel Florence Hapgood
  • His eyes roved from one quarter to another, with an expression of doubt. Cited from Stories by Modern American Authors: Scribners Ed.
  • Also they can leave a guard there and rove at will, to return upon signal. Cited from Star Born, by Andre Norton
  • Having a roving spirit, Mary ran away and entered herself on board a man-of-war. Cited from The Pirates' Who's Who, by Philip Gosse
  • He had been roving about in the woods, and had now come back to camp. Cited from Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Camp Rest-A-While, by Laura Lee Hope
  • They had been on a farm until fired with a desire to go roving once more. Cited from Under the Ocean to the South Pole, by Roy Rockwood
  • As a boy he loved to leave the city and rove in the country. Cited from The Development of the Feeling for Nature..., by Alfred Biese
  • I am, I fear, too roving by nature to care to stay long in one place. Cited from The Daughters of Danaus, by Mona Caird
  • The half-hour spent in roving passed very quickly away. Cited from Ernest Bracebridge, by William H. G. Kingston
  • A guitar in its case in a corner of the room had caught his roving eye. Cited from Wolf Breed, by Jackson Gregory
  • Rove has also spent significant time on the road giving speeches to schools and other groups.
  • Our people at first were very much afraid, but soon settled down, and are now roving about. Cited from Adventures in New Guinea, by James Chalmers
  • His biological father left the family when Rove and his older brother were children.
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