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synonyms for sheers

  • bow
  • drift
  • incline
  • nod
  • prop
  • recline
  • slant
  • tilt
  • tip
  • twist
  • veer
  • beetle
  • cant
  • careen
  • curve
  • decline
  • deflect
  • dip
  • divert
  • droop
  • heel
  • jut
  • list
  • overhang
  • pitch
  • place
  • repose
  • rest
  • roll
  • sag
  • sheer
  • sink
  • slope
  • turn
  • be off
  • be slanted
  • bear on
  • fasten on
  • hang on
  • put weight on
  • rest on
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antonyms for sheers

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  • straighten
  • ascend
  • rise
    • stay
    • remain
    • straighten
    • hold
    • keep
    • persist
    • remain
    • stagnate
    • stay
    • continue
    • develop
    • grow
    • lose
    • progress
    • straighten
    • make well
    • stay
    • straighten
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    How to use sheers in a sentence

    Sheer′-hulk, an old dismasted ship with a pair of sheers mounted on it for masting ships; Sheer′-leg, one of the spars.
    CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
    When she had tane the mantle, And all was with it cladde, From top to toe it shiver'd down, As tho' with sheers beshradde.
    A BOOK OF BALLADS, VOLUME 1VARIOUS
    Angeline supported the family by working on the 'sheers,' 'diggin one half the taters fur tother half!'
    KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS, V. 2 OF 2JOHN WILSON TOWNSEND
    We back out into the river, bring up, then come ahead, canting to a rudder pressure that sheers us into the fairway.
    MERCHANTMEN-AT-ARMSDAVID W. BONE
    Two of them are lashed together as sheers with legs of unequal length, the longer leg being in the direction of the strain.
    SHIFTS AND EXPEDIENTS OF CAMP LIFE, TRAVEL & EXPLORATIONW. B. LORD
    As he leans over, the boat sheers again into the stream, the stem-post breaks away and she is loose.
    CANYONS OF THE COLORADOJ. W. POWELL
    Gyarnit got th'ee hund'ed sheers, I got fawty; yit I the poweh behime the th'one.
    JOHN MARCH, SOUTHERNERGEORGE W. CABLE
    As the order was obeyed to the letter, the day had not fairly opened when the sheers were in their places and secured.
    HOMEWARD BOUNDJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
    I'll warrant you the sheers go up none the slower for the information, desperate philosophers as some of these gentry are!
    HOMEWARD BOUNDJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
    Let's go ashore again, and wait till he sheers off, for I don't want to see him.
    THE YACHT CLUBOLIVER OPTIC
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