Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of wend.
  • noun act of going, course
  • noun direction

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On the third evening our party was again wending to the same house, where we were to see a special feature of native weddings – the bride dancing for money.

    Insulinde: Experiences of a Naturalist's Wife in the Eastern Archipelago

  • At its best at both ends of the day – for breakfast brandy and chocolate – and for a last one before going on to a club or wending home.

    10 of the best barrio bars in Barcelona

  • It was a life assembled from nothing remarkable, that was no more extraordinary than puddles splashing under sandaled feet or a forgiving breeze wending along the backs of sweaty knees, but it had been mine entirely and even now—diminished though I had become, squeezed though I was into the handful of minutes that framed each work day—I still had sun.

    Between Expectations

  • Other choices have been wending their way through hearings this week.

    Live Blogging Holder’s Confirmation Hearing - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • It was a life assembled from nothing remarkable, that was no more extraordinary than puddles splashing under sandaled feet or a forgiving breeze wending along the backs of sweaty knees, but it had been mine entirely and even now—diminished though I had become, squeezed though I was into the handful of minutes that framed each work day—I still had sun.

    Between Expectations

  • It's certainly true that the poinsettia originated in the south of Mexico, wending its way to the United States of America in the admiring custody of one Joel Roberts Poinsett.

    How the Mexican fire plant became the poinsettia

  • Last night, after dinner, Spooky and I had Surra and Shaharrazad (respectively) out in the Eastern Plaguelands, slowly wending our way along the hellish avenues of Stratholme, and we were nearing the end of the dungeon, when the instance server had some sort of seizure and went down.

    "Leave a light on in the night for me..."

  • Since that time, the project has spent six years wending its way through the bureaucracy.

    Henry J. Stern: Garbage In, Garbage Out

  • Still, too much wending can result in a different kind of want, all process and no delivery -- the avoidance of the power of real power.

    Sharon O'Connell: Barack Obama, Where Have You Gone? Oh, There.

  • In the wake of the Abdulmutallab conviction, everyone from the Washington Post editorial board to former Bush administration official Charles "Cully" Stimson at the Heritage Foundation have been emphasizing the value of federal prosecutions of terrorism suspects -- and warning of the danger of a highly politicized bill now wending its way through Congress that could end them.

    Daphne Eviatar: Underwear Bomber's Plea Underscores Law Enforcement's Key Role Fighting Terrorism

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