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1. devious

adjective. ['ˈdiːviːəs'] indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading.

Synonyms

  • oblique

Antonyms

  • unrelated
  • immediate

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Words that Rhyme with Devious

  • previous

Example sentences of the word devious


1. Adjective
A truly devious Easter Bunny will be on the lookout for great hiding places throughout the year.

Quotes containing the word devious


1. The female mind is certainly a devious one, my lord."Vetinari looked at his secretary in surprise. "Well, of course it is. It has to deal with the male one.
- Terry Pratchett, Unseen Academicals

2. devious

adjective. ['ˈdiːviːəs'] characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive.

Synonyms

  • untrusty
  • untrustworthy

Antonyms

  • primary
  • steady
  • faithful

3. devious

adjective. ['ˈdiːviːəs'] deviating from a straight course.

Synonyms

  • circuitous
  • roundabout

Antonyms

  • indirectness
  • straight
  • lineal
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