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devious
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

3 uses
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Definition
deceitful (not honest and straightforward) — often in a complicated, clever manner
  • Without devious reasoning or complicated emotional processes, the boy became Katie's whole world.
    Chapter 10 (74% in)
  • She feared them for their devious ways, she mistrusted their instincts.
    Chapter 30 (93% in)
  • She had walked straight through McGarrity's front door disdaining the deviousness of the side door marked "Ladies' Entrance.
    Chapter 38 (45% in)

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