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careen

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1 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
  • the sled careened as it barreled down the hill

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2 to move forward while swaying from side to side
  • he careened unsteadily to the couch after hitting his head

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3 to proceed or move quickly
  • sounding its siren, an ambulance careened through the intersection

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The first known use of careen was circa 1583

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“Careen.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/careen. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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