Antonyms for sheering

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The fire had been hid by sheering towards the shore, and the latter was nearer, perhaps, than was desirable.

Our helm was put to starboard, and by sheering a little to the other side, we escaped the dreaded blow.

While the surgeon was preparing to go, and they were thus thrown off their guard, the stranger was seen to be sheering alongside.

The skiff, designed as Sheering had said for short hops, could not accommodate the extra weight and bulk of an airlock.

The axe descended, sheering his haunches across, and he stretched out, working his great jaws convulsively.

He did not think she could reach the opposite bank, though the Enchantress was sheering that way to help her.

Barely a hundred yards in width, it was shut in on either side by gloomy krantzes, sheering up almost from the level itself.

Well, here she comes, and we said she was going to try and shave us; but she didn't seem to be sheering off a bit.

Yet, on closer inspection, a number of neatly plugged holes in her sheering sides showed how fierce had been the engagement.

Though it was such a care-free storm, I confessed to a feeling of relief when I saw it sheering off to the south.