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synonyms for slewing

  • avert
  • bend
  • cover up
  • divert
  • hook
  • pivot
  • ricochet
  • slip
  • swerve
  • veer
  • whip
  • curve
  • deviate
  • disperse
  • diverge
  • fend
  • parry
  • sheer
  • shy
  • sidetrack
  • slew
  • twist
  • wheel
  • whirl
  • wind
  • glance off
  • hold off
  • keep off
  • volte-face
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antonyms for slewing

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  • stay
  • straighten
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How to use slewing in a sentence

In response he first plunged violently, then kicked, then reared, finally slewing round so quickly as nearly to unseat me.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
He seized Constans by the shoulders, slewing him around and pushing him towards the steps that led to the terrace.
THE DOOMSMANVAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
The muzzle of one of the forward guns was slewing around to bear upon the ship.
YANKEE SHIPS AND YANKEE SAILORS: TALES OF 1812JAMES BARNES
Cain was gesturing at the scanner, stubby finger tracing a slewing pip of light.
THE WOMEN-STEALERS OF THRAYXFOX B. HOLDEN
The Fifth Avenue bus went sliding, slewing, and curving along the wet pavement.
WANTED: A HUSBANDSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
I saw them lasso cattle, and catch them by the tail at full gallop, and throw them by slewing them round.
THREE MONTHS IN THE SOUTHERN STATES, APRIL-JUNE 1863ARTHUR J. L. (LIEUT.-COL.) FREMANTLE
Indeed the unguided craft was slewing about, making quick turns and big circles as the wind blew her.
TOM FAIRFIELD'S SCHOOLDAYSALLEN CHAPMAN
I tink he am ober on de oder side ob de riber slewing Injins and Tories.
WYOMINGEDWARD SYLVESTER ELLIS
Slewing round to a new target, the gunners kept up a steady return, shot for shot.
MERCHANTMEN-AT-ARMSDAVID W. BONE
The Negroes were doubled up with laughter at the slewing of the unwieldy machine.
FAMOUS DAYS IN THE CENTURY OF INVENTIONGERTRUDE L. STONE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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