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err

 (ĕr, ûr)
intr.v. erred, err·ing, errs
1. To make an error or misjudgment: I erred in turning onto the dead-end street.
2. To commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
3. Archaic To stray.

[Middle English erren, from Old French errer, from Latin errāre, to wander; see ers- in Indo-European roots.]

erring

(ˈɜːrɪŋ)
adj
1. straying from the right moral course or accepted standards
2. unfaithful
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.erring - capable of making an error; "all men are error-prone"
fallible - likely to fail or make errors; "everyone is fallible to some degree"

erring

adjective offending, guilty, transgressive photos of the erring politician back in the bosom of his supportive family
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"Erring youth," replied the Logical Crab, "you are introducing new and irrelevant matter."
And there is but one way in which a strong determined soul can learn it--by getting his heart-strings bound round the weak and erring, so that he must share not only the outward consequence of their error, but their inward suffering.
Never seeing me in the day-time, she concluded that I was a gambler, and that the light in my window was placed there by my mother to guide her erring son home.
These erring bodies might create serious perils for the travelers.
She had made one last appeal to friends, but, against the chill wall of their respectability, the voice of the erring outcast fell unheeded; and then she had gone to see her child - had held it in her arms and kissed it, in a weary, dull sort of way, and without betraying any particular emotion of any kind, and had left it, after putting into its hand a penny box of chocolate she had bought it, and afterwards, with her last few shillings, had taken a ticket and come down to Goring.
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said that officials of the corps may impound any vehicle if an erring traffic offender is arrested and unable to produce his or her driver's licence or vehicle papers at the point of arrest.
In his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA), Duterte said he wants the erring Customs officials and employees out of the bureau.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) is 'dead serious' in going after erring police officers and personnel through its reformation program, PNP chief Gen.
This came after another incident involving an erring taxi driver surfaced online.
A police officer who chased an escaping erring motorcycle rider was injured when he collided with another vehicle in Bo.
With respect to the FDA, a type I error is the rejection or delayed approval of a drug that is safe and effective -- erring on the side of over-caution -- and a type II error is the approval of a drug that has unanticipated dangerous side effects, or erring on the side of under-caution.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has issued new guidelines for individuals who may have complaints against erring accredited agencies engaged in social welfare and development services.