“It was as though she had veered, accidentally, into her own life,” writes Shields elsewhere.
But, then, while promoting Fugitive Days, Ayers veered off script.
He has veered from ruthless to sentimental, from slick to vulnerable.
But then it veered toward the experience of his own son, Phillip.
He's veered back and forth between satire and drama, playing both clown and straight man.
During the night the wind freshened and veered south, which enabled us to steer east.
In a few minutes they had veered down under the lee of the wreck.
He veered to one side, throwing up his head to clear it of this unseen torment.
My feeling toward him veered suddenly from indignation to gratitude.
They veered to the left over a dirt road, through two hamlets; then turned to the right.
1580s, "to change direction" (originally with reference to the wind), from Middle French virer "to turn," of uncertain origin, perhaps from the Latin stem vir- in viriae (plural) "bracelets;" or perhaps from a Vulgar Latin contraction of Latin vibrare "to shake." Related: veered, veering.