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devious
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
deceitful (not honest and straightforward) — often in a complicated, clever manner
  • We had defended ourselves since memory against everything and everybody, considered all speech a code to be broken by us, and all gestures subject to careful analysis; we had become headstrong, devious, and arrogant.
    5 — Summer (26% in)

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