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veering

adjective

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veering

verb
present participle of veer

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1 to change one's course or direction
  • at this point the river veers to the southwest before finally emptying into the Atlantic Ocean

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2 to change the course or direction of (something)
  • veered the ship abruptly to the right to avoid a collision

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3 to depart abruptly from a straight line or course
  • without warning the car veered to the left and into an oncoming truck

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“Veering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/veering. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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