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Almost immediately, my co-founder made it clear that my project management style was veering toward disaster.
HOW TO AVOID BEING CONTROLLED BY YOUR DIGITAL TOOLSMICHAEL J. CORENFEBRUARY 7, 2021QUARTZ
The pandemic's effect on sleepEpstein has found that pandemic sleep habits have veered in two directions — better and worse — which have had an effect on naps.
NAP TIME IS THE NEW COFFEE BREAK. HERE’S HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF IT.GALADRIEL WATSONFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Most notably, Miami-Dade County veered 22 points to the right in 2020 after drifting left in both 2012 and 2016.
HOW THE FROST BELT AND SUN BELT ILLUSTRATE THE COMPLEXITY OF AMERICA’S URBAN-RURAL DIVIDEGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)JANUARY 27, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The studied elegance of his “less-is-more” aesthetic keeps his film from veering into the manipulative territory that could easily undermine the cumulative emotional power it works so carefully to build.
FIRTH, TUCCI FACE TRAGEDY WITH RESTRAINT IN ‘SUPERNOVA’JOHN PAUL KINGJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
So unless the sponsor really veers off course with the acquisition target, the investors are likely to go along with the acquisition.
WTF IS A SPAC?TIM PETERSONJANUARY 21, 2021DIGIDAY
That caution over the vaccines has sometimes veered into skepticism.
ASIA WAS A MODEL FOR HOW TO DEAL WITH COVID-19. WHY IS IT LAGGING IN VACCINE ROLLOUTS?AMY GUNIAJANUARY 19, 2021TIME
As a country, we have a habit of veering in one direction or another before recovering our sense of balance.
MADELEINE ALBRIGHT: 'US VS. THEM' THINKING IS TEARING AMERICA APART. BUT HERE'S WHY I'M STILL HOPEFUL ABOUT THE FUTUREMADELEINE ALBRIGHTJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
Instead of hovering in the air, it started veering crazily to one side and falling to the floor.
AMAZON STILL HASN’T FIXED ITS PROBLEM WITH BAIT-AND-SWITCH REVIEWSTIMOTHY B. LEEDECEMBER 30, 2020ARS TECHNICA
A moment later they were edging their way down the declivity of what once had been a railroad track, at last to veer.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
If it should veer to the east before the second frame could be constructed the peril would be great.
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WORDS RELATED TO VEER

  • bend
  • deflect
  • depart
  • depart from
  • deviate
  • dip
  • diverge
  • err
  • get off course
  • go off course
  • incline
  • lurch
  • move
  • sheer
  • sheer off
  • shift
  • sideslip
  • sidestep
  • skew
  • skid
  • slue
  • stray
  • swing
  • tack
  • train off
  • turn
  • veer
  • wander
  • waver
  • wind
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