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Synonyms for careen

pitching dangerously to one side


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walk as if unable to control one's movements

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move sideways or in an unsteady way

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NO ACCIDENT Magistrate Charles Ondieki ruled that Careen's death was not an accident.
Uber will acquire all of Careen's mobility, delivery and payments businesses across the greater Middle East region, ranging from Morocco to Pakistan, with major markets including Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Former TV anchor Louis Otieno now claims that he is being victimised and singled-out in the late Careen Chepchumba's inquest.
"In preparing for the future we need to focus on consistently implementing global standards, enhanced collaboration, and accelerating modernized processes," Nick Careen, IATA's Vice President, Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security, told IATA Ground Handling Conference in Doha, Qatar.
It was not immediately clear what caused the minibus to careen off the road, the spokesman said.
Physicist Leslie-Pelecky was entranced the first time she watched a race car smack against an outside wall and careen across the track, taking out other cars before going up in flames.
[Q:] A falcon flying at 50 miles an hour spots a duck flying at 30 miles an hour and a pigeon flying at 20 miles an hour, in that clunky, flaring weird-bird way that pigeons fly, you know how they careen through the air sometimes like someone hit them with a broomstick?
Careen and Robert Friedland have owned the 16,000sq ft house, which stands on five acres in Pasadena, California, since 1999 and have never thought of selling it.
Standing on a grassy knoll looking out across the surrounding green mountains of Buncombe County, North Carolina, I'm suddenly overcome with an intense urge to fling my arms wide and careen down the mowed pathway Sound of Music style.
It also leads her to constantly probe the distinctions between live and celluloid: On-screen, in her multi-channel installations, figures are cut, edited, and reassembled according to her own precise directorial eye; in performances, where she is, naturally, less in control of what the viewer sees, entire bodies careen through the sight lines of many pairs of eyes moving in multiple directions at once.
"We continue to careen dangerously down the path of government-supported religion," Lynn said.
When choreographer Careen Wolff first put him through his paces, she concluded: "As a dancer he ain't got a chance."
* Careen, career--"To careen is to lean over or sway, like a boat in the current.
We therefore careen forward rather crudely by allowing market forces to determine which entities survive and which fail with invoice printer humming the only, ultimate test.
Here's something else to worry about as we careen into Gulf War II: More Americans may die as a result of this war than the enemy manages to kill in battle.