But the maneuvering amounted to a stunning vote of no confidence, and feelings were still raw.
The White House is maneuvering to cast the president as the mediator, rather than a party in the dispute.
All that maneuvering and positioning and plotting and strategizing has produced nothing at all.
With some maneuvering, he and Tron take over the MCP and kill Sark, proving they're the most badass guys in the mainframe.
She is popular within the Democratic caucus, and there is no apparent Machiavellian maneuvering to unseat her.
maneuvering the ship on velocity between those stupendous pinnacles took all his attention.
maneuvering continues, but actual encounters have declined in frequency.
The officer of the deck took prompt measures in maneuvering to avoid the torpedo.
You are right, for there is nothing to be gained by maneuvering to throw them off the track.
Its maneuvering to thrust the wrecked Cometara toward the Moon had brought it within a mile of me.
"planned movement of troops or warship," 1758, from French manoeuvre "manipulation, maneuver," from Old French manovre "manual labor" 13c.), from Medieval Latin manuopera (source of Spanish maniobra, Italian manovra), from manuoperare "work with the hands," from Latin manu operari, from manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)) + operari "to work, operate" (see operation). The same word had been borrowed from French into Middle English in a sense "hand-labor" (late 15c.). General meaning "artful plan, adroit movement" is from 1774. Related: Maneuvers.
1777, from maneuver (n.), or else from French manœurvrer "work, work with one's hands; carry out, prepare" (12c.), from Medieval Latin manuoperare. Originally in a military sense. Figurative use from 1801. Related: Maneuvered; maneuvering.
maneuver ma·neu·ver (mə-nōō'vər, -nyōō'-)
A movement or procedure involving skill and dexterity. v. ma·neu·vered, ma·neu·ver·ing, ma·neu·vers
To manipulate into a desired position or toward a predetermined goal.