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Synonyms for deviousˈdi vi əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. devious, oblique(adj)

    indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading

    devious, roundabout, oblique, shifty, circuitous

    direct, trusty, trustworthy

  2. devious, shifty(adj)

    characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive

    devious, roundabout, shifting, oblique, shifty, circuitous

    trustworthy, direct, trusty

  3. devious, circuitous, roundabout(adj)

    deviating from a straight course

    devious, roundabout, oblique, shifty, circuitous

    direct, trustworthy, trusty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. devious(a.)

    deviating, erratic, wandering, out of the common way

  2. devious(a.)

    erratic, going astray

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

sneaky, underhand, cunning, sly, deviant, insidious

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