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devious -- as in: a devious plan
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  • She wanted to be on good terms with them but, while she strove to be polite, her eyes followed Mr. Holohan in his limping and devious courses.

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  • She is devious and will do anything to win.
  • Ruth was a pale but complicated woman given to deviousness and ultra-fine manners.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon

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