(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Grazing]
Syn. feeding, nibbling grass, browsing, chewing cud, pasturing; see also grazing 1 , 2 .
2. [Varying]
Syn. fluctuating, differing, shifting, extending; see changing , extending .
3. [Moving over wide areas]
Syn. roaming, roving, covering, traversing, flying over, sweeping, spanning, overrunning, stretching through; see also traveling 2 .

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