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 for To veer away
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Veer \Veer\, v. t.
     To direct to a different course; to turn; to wear; as, to
     veer, or wear, a vessel.
     [1913 Webster]
     To veer and haul (Naut.), to pull tight and slacken
        alternately. --Totten.
     To veer away or To veer out (Naut.), to let out; to
        slacken and let run; to pay out; as, to veer away the
        cable; to veer out a rope.
        [1913 Webster]

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