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Wonder means “awe,” “astonishment,” or “surprise,” and can be used as a noun, verb, or adjective associated with that meaning.

Wander means “to move about aimlessly,” “to roam,” or “to go astray.”

Example: The sales people wonder if any of the disinterested shoppers will wander into their shops.

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