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    swerve

    swerve - Dictionary definition and meaning for word swerve

    Definition
    (noun) the act of turning aside suddenly
    Synonyms : swerving , veering
    Definition
    (noun) an erratic deflection from an intended course
    Synonyms : yaw
    Definition
    (verb) turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    Synonyms : curve , cut , sheer , slew , slue , trend , veer
    Example Sentence
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for swerve

SWERVE rhymes with CURVE, meaning to DEVIATE, TURN ASIDE SHARPLY.

rhymes with SERVE, mnemonic: in tennis the best SERVE, SWERVES, i.e. abruptly turns and puzzles the opponent.

swerve==> sewer, what's the role of a sewer? to turning aside waste water

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