Definition of Swerved

1. Verb. (past of swerve) ¹



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Definition of Swerved

1. swerve [v] - See also: swerve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swerved

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sweltriest
sweltry
swelts
swept
swept path
swept paths
sweptback
sweptwing
sweptwings
swerf
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swerve
swerved (current term)
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swidden
swiddens

Literary usage of Swerved

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1. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... that he never swerved a tittle. He had so entire a resignation of himself to the king, that he abhorred all artifices to shelter himself from the ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Together with Bessarion he steadfastly worked for the union, and never swerved afterwards in his acceptance of it. His Life, &s first written in 1265 by ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... swerved from the views set forth in the Loci Communes; but he regarded the surrender of more perfect for lesa perfect forms of truth or of expression as ..."

4. Theodore Roosevelt: The Logic of His Career by Charles Grenfill Washburn (1916)
"To be sure that you are not swerved in your conscientious decisions by any thought of your own advantage is the great thing, the only thing if you would be ..."

5. The Greek Christian Poets and the English Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1863)
"... nor, being tempted and threatened by paymaster and reviewer, swerved from the righteousness and high aims of his inexorable genius. ..."

6. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... that he never swerved a tittle. He had so entire a resignation of himself to the king, that he abhorred all artifices to shelter himself from the ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Together with Bessarion he steadfastly worked for the union, and never swerved afterwards in his acceptance of it. His Life, &s first written in 1265 by ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... swerved from the views set forth in the Loci Communes; but he regarded the surrender of more perfect for lesa perfect forms of truth or of expression as ..."

9. Theodore Roosevelt: The Logic of His Career by Charles Grenfill Washburn (1916)
"To be sure that you are not swerved in your conscientious decisions by any thought of your own advantage is the great thing, the only thing if you would be ..."

10. The Greek Christian Poets and the English Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1863)
"... nor, being tempted and threatened by paymaster and reviewer, swerved from the righteousness and high aims of his inexorable genius. ..."

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