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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.]
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1. straying from the right moral course or accepted standards
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|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"
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adjective offending, guilty, transgressive photos of the erring politician back in the bosom of his supportive family
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