manoeuvre

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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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Wilson, with her pertinacious and impertinent home-thrusts, nor Miss Wilson, with her skilful manoeuvring, could manage to elicit a single satisfactory answer, or even a casual remark, or chance expression calculated to allay their curiosity, or throw the faintest ray of light upon her history, circumstances, or connections.
Private Citizen Heat entered the street, manoeuvring in a way which in a member of the criminal classes would have been stigmatised as slinking.
Captain Giles and I got up from the table, and the stranger next to Hamilton followed our ex- ample, manoeuvring himself to his feet with difficulty.
This manoeuvring was so exceedingly ingenious and, withal, performed with such immovable composure and coolness, that Mr.