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  • v. Present participle of broadside.


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  • A little over four years ago, a dark blue Ford SUV careened through a stop sign at 4: 30 a.m. on a December night in Bucharest, Romania, broadsiding an oncoming taxicab and inflicting fatal head injuries on the passenger riding in the cab's back seat.

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  • Two teenagers did, however, spend a few weeks in the hospital and several months recovering, as they both suffered head trauma from my Chevy Blazer's broadsiding their Mazda RX-7.

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  • He's the offender who should have been incarcerated but who was allowed to violate the terms of his realease over 100 times by the DOC and almost exactly nine years ago sped through a red light in Tacoma, broadsiding a woman driving to work and killing her.

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  • TODD (voice-over): Joe Biden on message -- broadsiding his opponents on the economy, health care and, for good measure ...

    CNN Transcript Sep 23, 2008

  • My wife says that she would help me drive, but she has a tendency of rear ending, or broadsiding other vehicles here in CA.

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  • She laughed as Trok brought the chariot to a broadsiding halt in front of him.


  • Its flight was smooth, and it avoided the rougher wind pockets the way a ship™s captain would run his craft through the trough of the sea to keep the waves from broadsiding his hull.


  • Around and around she veered, broadsiding with astonishing accuracy, and knocking the spars about like a foot-ball team kicking a ball.

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  • When the ships had swung apart, the broadsiding continued, increasingly to the advantage of the Serapis.

    Paul Jones

  • After the broadsiding had continued with unremitting fury for about three quarters of an hour, and several of the Richard's twelve-pounders also had been put out of action, Captain Pearson thought he saw an opportunity, the Serapis having veered and drawn ahead of the Richard, to luff athwart the latter's hawse and rake her.

    Paul Jones


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