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noun as in swerve

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Child may have come to regret how closely she veered toward condoning violence as she defended Norman.

They had no idea, the comments they would see someday, once their daughter veered suddenly from the football toward the American football.

Jose Casarrubias Sanchez, 18, of Beltsville, was driving south on Ager Road in unincorporated Hyattsville when he veered off the left-hand side of the road and hit a median, police said.

Authorities are investigating what caused the teen to veer off the road, police said.

He goes along as far as he can, then veers off to the vehicles when Wolfe’s enthusiasm spurs his mile times into the six-minute range.

For a country forever cracking down on those perceived as veering from the sexual norm, being gay is finally starting to pay.

The reaction to this development has engendered a fear that cultural morality is veering out of control.

He asked the tough questions, often veering into uncomfortable territory.

This darker sensibility keeps the book, to its great credit, from veering toward The Devil Wears Prada territory.

Once the state of opportunity, California is now veering on a cycle of decline that will be difficult to reverse, writes Tom Gray.

The autumn lightning shot out from the sky, veering to the north and unmasking the black, raging lake and the distant city.

The wind kept veering about, sometimes to the southward and west, at others getting back to the north-west.

"Give her another five or six fathoms of chain," Ben said, himself attending to the veering out of the hawser.

The weather continued very severe, the wind veering from north-east to east-south-east.

Robotcabs were swerving in, hovering above the ground to pick up passengers, then veering away.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to veering, such as: change, detour, and deviation.

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