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English noun: careen

1. careen (act) pitching dangerously to one side

Synonymsrock, sway, tilt

Broader (hypernym)lurch, pitch, pitching

English verb: careen

1. careen (motion) walk as if unable to control one's movements

SamplesThe drunken man staggered into the room.

Synonymskeel, lurch, reel, stagger, swag

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)walk

2. careen (motion) move sideways or in an unsteady way

SamplesThe ship careened out of control.

Synonymsshift, tilt, wobble

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)move

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