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devious -- as in: a devious plan
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  • They followed this devious way, and finally lost the path; the valley proved very wild and rough, and their walk became rather a scramble.
  • So he walked with her through the devious ways of the west side of the town, and through the bustle of gathering nightfall in populous streets, to the quiet precinct of Washington Square.

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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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