Thesaurus / swerve
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Black Hood brought the car around in a wide sweeping turn to head back toward the gate, had to swerve to avoid hitting Joe Strong.
At this juncture Dale burst into the saloon, suddenly to check his impetus, to swerve aside toward the bar and halt.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
He might certainly challenge earth or heaven, things present or things to come, to swerve him from this grand allegiance.
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
He missed the rider by the fraction of an inch, but saw the machine swerve and heard the soft thud of something falling.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
Was it not life itself to feel beneath his limbs the old familiar swerve, and swing and long elastic bound?
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
The two lamps of each vehicle afar dilated with its near approach, and seemed to swerve towards him.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
It is likely that they swerve a bit, because there may be a pathway across the farm that they use to get here.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
Neither Letty nor any of her kind can to-day even for a moment swerve me from my clear perception of values.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
Craig could feel the great ship tremble as she tried to swerve to avoid the bombs.
THE LOST WARSHIPROBERT MOORE WILLIAMS
If I swerve by a hair's breadth from the straight line of the most rigid respectability, I'm done for.
YOU NEVER CAN TELLGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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