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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslewslew1 /sluː/ verb [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition]  TURNto turn or slide in a different direction suddenly and violently, or to make a vehicle do this syn skidslew around/sideways I lost control of the car and it slewed sideways into the ditch.→ See Verb table
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slewHe fumbled his way into the car and sent it slewing toward the road, wipers scything at the rain.Melanie slewed round on her knees to watch him.The cars slew to a halt, blocking the traffic.slew around/sidewaysThen it changed tack, slewing around slightly.The car slewed sideways into a Pontiac travelling towards it.
slewslew2 verb  x-refthe past tense of slay→ See Verb tableslewslew3 noun   a slew of something
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slewIt may embody a slew of things.The festive gala features a slew of activities for all ages.Online services like Napster helped generate interest in a slew of new computer products in recent months.They had lost a slew of close games, were getting minimal production from their frontcourt and sporadic play from the perimeter.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theyslew
he, she, itslews
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslewed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slewed
he, she, ithas slewed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slewed
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slew
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slewed
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