Thesaurus / veer
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Over with the anchor; veer out as little cable as she will ride to; hold on, stand ready all!
STORM WARRIORSJOHN GILMORE
The wind of a riot is always enough to veer the Parisians from north to south under any regime.
PAZHONORE DE BALZAC
But the machine darted downward and seemed to be content to veer off for a while.
AIR SERVICE BOYS IN THE BIG BATTLECHARLES AMORY BEACH
The Pocahontas used to veer to a hundred fathoms, and there lie like a duck in fifty or sixty feet of water.
FROM SAIL TO STEAM, RECOLLECTIONS OF NAVAL LIFECAPTAIN A. T. MAHAN
Some men of the life saving station had seen her approach, and then veer out again suddenly as the light was changed.
THE MOTOR BOYS ON THE ATLANTICCLARENCE YOUNG
It bounded over great stones and tried to veer into ditches, with the express purpose of hurling me to destruction.
MR. HAWKINS' HUMOROUS ADVENTURESEDGAR FRANKLIN
And it was proof of Nagger's quality that he did not have to veer from the stallion's course.
Again, therefore, Captain Wasey determined to anchor to windward, and once more to veer down.
OUR SAILORSW.H.G. KINGSTON
With the wind anywhere ahead, she just had to run into shelter, or drift, till the breeze chose to veer again.
THROUGH ARCTIC LAPLANDCUTCLIFFE HYNE
Why did he veer round in this way, and from protecting kindness return to a raillery which was more cruel than his silence?
THE FIRST VIOLINJESSIE FOTHERGILL
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