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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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TIA spokesperson Prem Nath Thakur said the aircraft careened off the runway during landing and crashed onto a football ground near the airport, catching fire.
According the information, which was given by the Turkish General Directorate of Coastal Safety that a Panama flagged cargo vessel careened in Marmara Sea off the Istanbul's Tuzla coast at 07:30 Turkish Local Time (GMTB 04:30).
Liwa: A trailer carrying cement careened off the road yesterday, dragging an oncoming car with it and instantly killing three people at Liwa in the Batinah region.
As the ship keeled violently in the storm, an Air Force tug vehicle broke free of its lashing and careened into the side of a diesel fuel tank.
With their heads inside paper lanterns or their faces encircled by big crimped collars, dancers careened this way and that.
So: 'The car careered down the turnpike, careened across the median and caromed off the retaining fence.
Quickly dispensing with any semblance of a plot, the ever changing production careened through a retro-fashion nightmare complete with go-go boots, leather cigarette cases, and girls chasing pills across the linoleum.
At the time of the incident, Rebecca's friend Elsi Roman-Nichols was driving under the 65 miles per hour speed limit on her way to pick up a friend on graduation night, when her vehicle left the highway, entered the grass center median and careened into a tree just off the edge of the highway, Francavilla said.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- More than a dozen cows ended up on the road as a result of a cattle truck careened across a busy road and tipped onto its side.
SIMI VALLEY - A woman died Wednesday after being thrown from her car as it careened down an embankment along the Ronald Reagan Freeway and onto a street in a Simi Valley town house complex.
When the electrons passed through the crystal, they careened off the lattice, producing interference patterns at detectors on the far side.
Meanwhile, California Department of Forestry crews from around the state stymied the blaze as it careened down the mountain toward Red Winery Road in Alexander Valley.
The truck careened back across the freeway and into the east-side guardrail, tossing out the driver.
Bits of dust and gas gathered into clumps, and boulder-size bodies careened into each other, forming asteroids and ultimately planets.
Declan's Moon, undefeated in five races and the early favorite for the Run for the Roses, careened off that road Friday when trainer Ron Ellis revealed that the gelded son of Malibu Moon has a hairline fracture of the left knee and will be out of training for at least 60 days.