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Change or cause to change direction abruptly
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“Aircraft swerves, departs runway and is destroyed after flipping over.”
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To move in a (usually sharp) turn
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To deviate from a course or straight line
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To deviate, or cause to deviate, from a straight line
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To suddenly spring or flinch back in fear, horror, or disgust
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To move aside or to and fro in a sudden or quick manner
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Lose one's balance and stagger or lurch violently
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To lean at an angle
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Divergence from a straight course imparted to a ball or other object
“People rightly blame the goalkeeper who could have reacted quicker or differently, or who could have read the swerve of the ball better.”
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A sudden quick movement to avoid someone or something
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A complete change of opinion or policy
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A loop or curve in an object or path
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A sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise
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A deviation from an expected level, amount or condition
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