stear-


variant of stearo- before a vowel: stearate.
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Examples from the Web for stear

  • "Our boat's rudder is gone, but we can stear with an oar," he said, in a weak-quavering voice—the thin high-pitched treble of age.

  • Great caution and much attention is required to Stear Clear of all those dificuelties in this low State of the water.

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