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addaword.gifdefinition of slip/lose one's moorings

phrase
to lose one's sense of what is right
The Church of England has launched a fierce new attack on bankers accusing them of greed and having "slipped their moral moorings".
Submitted from United Kingdom on 31/12/2013 16:48:00
Definition of slip/lose one's moorings from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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