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Overview of adj devious

The adj devious has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) devious, oblique

(indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers")

2. devious, shifty

(characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive; "a devious character"; "shifty eyes")

3. devious, circuitous, roundabout

(deviating from a straight course; "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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