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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of turning aside suddenly; An erratic deflection from an intended course v. - Turn sharply.

Usage examples (34)
  • I had to swerve to miss the tire on the road.
  • The servant, being anxious to remain in her mistress's service and gain her esteem, resolved not to swerve from the path of virtue.
  • Labour MPs said this was an attempt to "swerve" round sensitive issues ....
  • Why have you made the decision to kind of swerve off course with this timber summit just a day before you meet with Yeltsin? for more
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