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swerves

verb , present tense third-person singular of swerve

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1 to depart abruptly from a straight line or course
  • the car swerved sharply to avoid the squirrel in the road
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2 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • the bike path gently swerves to the right
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3 to cause to turn away from a straight line
  • a dog dashed out in front of me and made me swerve my bike to one side of the bike path
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4 to change one's course or direction
  • the hurricane had been following the coastline before it swerved and headed inland
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