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wend (one's) way

To proceed to or along a particular path or course. Used especially in the phrase "wend (one's) way home." It's been a great party, but it's starting to get late, so I think I'll start wending my way home. People eventually started to wend their way back to their offices as police broke up the demonstration.
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wend one's way

Proceed along a course, go, as in It's getting late; we had best wend our way home. [c. 1400]
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wend your way

go in a specific direction, typically slowly or by an indirect route.
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Many of these missives wended their way to the civil engineers department, where the challenge was eagerly taken up (once we had deciphered what he meant).
Hopes of a boys' doubles medal for top seeds Drinkhall and Darius Knight wended with a 3-2 defeat to Japanese pair Kaito Fujimoto and Kohei Morimoto.
The consignment for The Waterfront pub and restaurant, which forms the centrepiece of the new leisure development at Barton Marina, near Lichfield, wended its way along the Trent and Mersey canal from the Potteries to Barton to arrive just in time for the venue's opening.
He wended his way through that mass of people sitting around in the disarray of chairs and looked at each guy nose-to-nose two inches from his face and said:
Once a week, we wended our way from school to the baths where we had an hour of coaching.
An all-walking fancy dress parade wended its way to Wellholme Park through Brighouse streets on Saturday.
The hearse then wended its way onto Presidential Drive.
Similarly the Mogentaler trials wended their leisurely way through the courts while the notion of "a woman's right to choose" abortion gained hold to such a degree that eventually the highest judges in the land dared not challenge it.