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{adj: undeviating, unswerving} going directly ahead from one point to another without veering or turning aside
"some people see evolution as an undeviating upward march from simple organisms to the very complex"
"a straight and narrow tree-lined road unswerving across the lowlands"

{n: shiftiness} the quality of being changeable in direction
"the shiftiness of the wind caused the boat to veer unpredictably"

{n: swerve, swerving, veering} the act of turning aside suddenly

{v: back} shift to a counterclockwise direction
"the wind backed"
<-> veer

{v: shank} hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction

{v: swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut} turn sharply ; change direction abruptly
"The car cut to the left at the intersection"
"The motorbike veered to the right"

{v: veer} shift to a clockwise direction
"the wind veered"
<-> back

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