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meander

verb [I] (NOT DIRECT)   /miˈæn·dər/
to follow a route that is not straight or direct: Hikers can meander along the path next to the river for several miles.
(Definition of meander verb (NOT DIRECT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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