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 Meanings and Examples of VEER
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 v.  shift to clockwise direction; turn sharply; change direction abruptly
Classic Sentence:
1  Occasionally when the slight breeze veered, puffs of smoke from the long barbecue pits floated over the crowd and were greeted with squeals of mock dismay from the ladies and violent flappings of palmetto fans.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
2  He glanced quickly at the hut, half-saluted, then veered aside and went on to the coops.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
Example Sentence:
1  After what seemed an eternity, the wind might veer to the east and the storm abated.
2  This latest proposal appears to veer in the direction of Democratic ideals.
3  The car veered suddenly to avoid running into the dog.
4  The lorry veered out of control, overturned and smashed into a wall.
5  It is still not clear why the missile veered off course.
6  The car veered onto the wrong side of the road and collided with an oncoming truck.
7  The bus veered onto the wrong side of the road.
8  At one point, we veered off the beach, onto a golf course, where the serenity is almost overwhelming.