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v. & n.
Variant of slew4.
Variant of slew1.
Variant of slough1..
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a variant spelling (esp US) of slew2
a variant spelling of slough12
informal US a variant spelling of slew4
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v. slued, slu•ing,
n. v.i., v.t.
1. to turn or swing around, as a mast on its own axis.n.
2. the act of sluing.
3. a position slued to.
[1760–70; orig. uncertain]
Informal. slew 2.
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Past participle: slued
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|Verb||1.||slue - turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"|
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
peel off - leave a formation
yaw - swerve off course momentarily; "the ship yawed when the huge waves hit it"
|2.||slue - move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"|
submarine - move forward or under in a sliding motion; "The child was injured when he submarined under the safety belt of the car"
skid - slide without control; "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"
side-slip - slide sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis
glide - move smoothly and effortlessly
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