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devious -- as in: a devious plan
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The Two Towers
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  • Here the road, gleaming faintly, passed over the stream in the midst of the valley, and went on, winding deviously up towards the city’s gate: a black mouth opening in the outer circle of the northward walls.

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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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