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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

    Synonyms:
    devious, roundabout, oblique, shifty, circuitous

    Antonyms:
    direct, trusty, trustworthy

  2. devious, shifty(adj)

    characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive

    Synonyms:
    devious, roundabout, shifting, oblique, shifty, circuitous

    Antonyms:
    trustworthy, direct, trusty

  3. devious, circuitous, roundabout(adj)

    deviating from a straight course

    Synonyms:
    devious, roundabout, oblique, shifty, circuitous

    Antonyms:
    direct, trustworthy, trusty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. devious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    deviating, erratic, wandering, out of the common way

  2. devious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    erratic, going astray

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

sneaky, underhand, cunning, sly, deviant, insidious


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