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.
The Pocahontas used to veer to a hundred fathoms, and there lie like a duck in fifty or sixty feet of water.
Some men of the life saving station had seen her approach, and then veer out again suddenly as the light was changed.
It bounded over great stones and tried to veer into ditches, with the express purpose of hurling me to destruction.
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.
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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