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Word: maneuver

Definition: (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end


Sentences Containing 'maneuver'

Train yourself to make direct, accurate statements in your drawings, and don't waste time trying to maneuver a bad drawing into a good one.
If I endeavored to overtake him in a boat, in order to see how he would maneuver, he would dive and be completely lost, so that I did not discover him again, sometimes, till the latter part of the day.
Dantes continued at his post in spite of the presence of the pilot, until this maneuver was completed, and then he added,``Half mast the colors, and square the yards!''
Gaetano consulted with his companions, and after five minutes'discussion a maneuver was executed which caused the vessel to tack about, they returned the way they had come, and in a few minutes the fire disappeared, hidden by an elevation of the land.
I tendered my resignation, for when you have gained your epaulets on the battle field, you do not know how to maneuver on the slippery grounds of the salons.
``My dear sir,''said Chateau Renaud,``allow me to tell you that you do not understand that maneuver with the eye glass half so well as Debray.

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