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saunter

verb [I usually + adv/prep]     /ˈsɔːn.tər/ US  /ˈsɑːn.t̬ɚ/
to walk in a slow and relaxed way, often in no particular direction: He sauntered by, looking very pleased with himself.Moving gently on foot saunter     noun [S] Moving gently on foot
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