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manoeuvre

(US), maneuver
1. Aerounautics a planned movement of an aircraft in flight
2. Nautical any change from the straight steady course of a ship
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Some may take this wrong-headed book seriously, given the credentials of lead author Richard Rothstein, former New York Times education columnist, all-around smarty, and veteran maneuverer on the education-policy chessboard.
In response, Bishop Hovius became a shrewd negotiator and political maneuverer who recognized the necessity of compromise.
Then, for the next sixteen years, the shrewd literary critic and political maneuverer, Mine de Tencin, welcomed Lambert's guests, and fiercely promoted their works while publishing her own highly acclaimed novels anonymously.