Swerved sentence example

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  • Denisov's horse swerved aside to avoid a pool in the track and bumped his rider's knee against a tree.
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  • You swerved from it.
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  • The trail swerved only to avoid trees, and it was soon evident where the goat was headed.
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  • The tray swerved passed leaving me feeling very dejected.
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  • The carriage went a way and then swerved, hanging over the current.
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  • His courage was mingled with a mean sort of cunning, and his ambition loved the outward trappings of power as well as its reality; yet he never swerved from his.
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  • The king, however, at once announced his intention of being his own first minister; and from this resolution he never swerved.
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  • This is indeed a doctrine of Platonic ethics from which Aristotle in his later days never swerved.
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  • Athough under ecclesiastical censures, he had never swerved from a consistent profession of faith as a Catholic; and on his death-bed he duly received the last rites of his communion.
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  • The land through which he had to pass, so far from being a desert, was a land of oil and wine; and when Balaam was riding along a narrow path between two vineyards, the angel of Yahweh would have slain him, had not his ass swerved and saved him.
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  • To change the metaphor - the ideal was always in sight, and Wagner never swerved from his path towards it; but that path began in a blaze of garish false lights, and it had become very tortuous before the light of day prevailed.
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  • He afterwards retracted his compliance with the adiaphora, and never really swerved from the views set forth in the Loci communes; but he regarded the surrender of more perfect for less perfect forms of truth or of expression as a painful sacrifice rendered to the weakness of erring brethren.
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  • During this time the car was driven at high speeds and swerved violently from side to side.
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  • Like the weaker party in a game of chicken, the Community has swerved away at the last minute.
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  • The £ 55k reason why Ashley Cole nearly swerved off the road.
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  • Four athletes from Prairie View A&M University were killed when the driver swerved to miss a car.
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  • While an investigation is under way, it is believed that Bollea's Toyota Supra swerved off the road and slammed into a palm tree, reportedly the result of excessive speeding.
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  • In an effort to avoid hitting the other car, Bloom swerved, causing him to crash the 2003 Toyota Matrix he was driving into a parked Porsche Cayenne SUV.
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  • Reports state that Seinfeld swerved the small car to the right in an attempt to slow its forward momentum.
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  • While other cars had stopped to allow the boy to cross, Gayheart swerved her car around the others and proceeded through the intersection, hitting the boy on her way through.
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  • Puck and his son were traveling along the highway on their way to a weekend fishing trip when he swerved to miss a deer.
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  • Atoms swerved as they fell endlessly downwards, and thus introduced an indeterminate or irrational element into the processes of the world.
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  • Addressing the Kufians, he said, "Inhabitants of Kufa, ye are those whose affection towards us has ever been constant and true; ye have never changed your mind, nor swerved from it, notwithstanding all the pressure of the unjust upon you.
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  • They swerved from the mild free trade policy which was inaugurated by Seor Figuerola and by Prim at the beginning of the Revolution, and to which was due the remarkable progress of the foreign trade.
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  • From this unassailable standpoint he never swerved, despite the promises and even the menaces both of the eastern and the western powers.
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  • This was deflected by Kitchener westward to follow up the Boer rearguard, and after some delay the remainder of the infantry, at first fronting northwards, swerved westward likewise, while French from Kimberley, with such of his men as he could mount on serviceable horses, headed off Cronje in the north-west.
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  • A million little diamonds of glass showered the inside of the vehicle as it swerved up the street, spinning a track of rubber.
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  • Elipandus, secure in his see at Toledo, never swerved from the adoptian views, which, however, were almost universally abandoned after the two leaders died.
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  • Although his faith in the dogmas of the Roman Catholic Church never swerved, his strenuous protests against papal corruptions, his reliance on the Bible as his surest guide, and his intense moral earnestness undoubtedly connect Savonarola with the movement that heralded the Reformation.
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