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1‘a car swerved into her path’
veer, change direction, go off course, deviate, skew, diverge, sheer, curve, twist, weave, zigzag, turn aside, branch off, sidetrack
1‘the bowler must regulate his swerve so that the ball hits the wicket’
curve, curl, bend, deviation, twist, change of direction
North American English
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