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steering

The illegal practice of limiting housing choices,and thereby engaging in discrimination, through a variety of subtle and not-so-subtle techniques.An agent working with minority buyers is guilty of steering when he or she fails to provide information about houses within the buyers'price range that are located in predominantly white neighborhoods.
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In the end Yellow Handkerchief was overcome, and sullenly returned to the steering, while they soundly berated him for his rashness.
Here, however, she thought she might have launched forth with safety; and the sagacious reader will not perhaps accuse her of want of sufficient forecast in so doing, but will rather admire with what wonderful celerity she tacked about, when she found herself steering a wrong course.
Aye, aye, sir, cheerily cried little King-Post, sweeping round his great steering oar.
But his pleasantries were cut short by the whale's next attack-- another smash at the stern that carried away the rudder and destroyed the steering gear.