deviating (part of speech: verb)
diverging (part of speech: verb)
- It seems there is another veering fit, Since on a gold- haired lady's eyeballs pure I looked with little prospect of a cure, The while her mouth's red bow loosed shafts of wit. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- This much of meat they encountered, and no more, though, once, half- mile high and veering toward the west and the Yukon, they saw a wild- duck wedge drive by. - "Smoke Bellew", Jack London.
- Unable to reach Veragua, the ships were obliged to put back to Puerto Bello, and when they would have entered that harbor, a sudden veering of the gale drove them from the land. - "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II)", Washington Irving.