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  • v. Present participle of swerve.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of turning aside suddenly


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  • The Chorus, which Schiller, swerving from the Greek models, has divided into two contending parts, and made to enter and depart with the principals to whom they are attached, has in his hands become the medium of conveying many beautiful effusions of poetry; but it retards the progress of the plot; it dissipates and diffuses our sympathies; the interest we should take in the fate and prospects of Manuel and C├Žsar, is expended on the fate and prospects of man.

    The Life of Friedrich Schiller Comprehending an Examination of His Works

  • If the alcohol makes him swerve out of his lane, the swerving is the violation, not the alcohol.

    "Oppose Wisconsin Checkpoints."

  • According to the Mullet family, he was not really road - shy, but there were one or two objects of dislike that brought on sudden attacks of what Toby called the swerving sickness.

    Beasts and Super-Beasts

  • He vaguely recalls swerving around or behind a truck.

    Observer: Home Page

  • Last year American Family Insurance of Madison, Wis., did a three-state test of a system that videos driver behavior and other data such as swerving or hard braking.

    Ford Lets Parents Set

  • In a partnership with DriveCam Inc., a supplier of in-vehicle video technology, American Family offered consumers a system that records video of a driver's behavior and captured other data about the car's behavior such as swerving or hard braking.

    Technology Allows Monitoring

  • And he draws a fanciful and grotesque picture of the Christian Church as a "heavenly chariot" whirling through the ages "fierce and fast with any war-horse," swerving "to left and right, so as exactly to avoid enormous obstacles."

    Personality in Literature

  • "There was no indication from the physical evidence found at the scene or from witness statements that McLaughlin took evasive action (such as swerving or braking) to avoid the collision," the statement read. -

  • * A man who told police he was "riding around smoking a blunt" Monday was stopped by officer Gregg Loyd for non-functioning taillights and allegedly "swerving" on Madison

    Shelbyville Times-Gazette Headlines

  • She admitted to past "swerving" of her own and said she has since put down her cell phone while driving. Stories


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