maneuver


maneuver

verb

Definition of MANEUVER

1
to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently <maneuvered the conversation so as to avoid the touchy subject of her divorce>
Near Antonyms botch, bungle, foozle, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), mishandle, muff, scamp
2
to plan out usually with subtle skill or care <successfully maneuvered a way to get him to ask her to the dance>
Near Antonyms blow, bobble, botch, bungle, butcher, flub, fumble, gum (up), louse up, mangle, mess (up), mishandle, muff

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