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devious -- as in: a devious plan
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Dune
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  • But the Bene Gesserit ways were devious and compelling.
  • The ways of the Harkonnen cruelty were devious.
  • Paul stared at him, recognizing the quotation from the O.C. Bible, wondering: Does Gurney, too, wish an end to devious plots?
  • They’re not very devious .politically.
  • The boy knew the devious ways of the Bene Gesserit and he looked supple and confident.
  • He is dangerous, devious.
  • Ah, Hawat, you are a devious one.
  • You’re very devious yourself, Baron.

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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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