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devious
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
deceitful (not honest and straightforward) — often in a complicated, clever manner
  • A lifetime of deviousness came to his aid.
    p. 353.8
  • As he grew older and more devious, he found that on the days when he couldn't grab some approval, he could at least get a reaction.
    p. 32.3
  • Or did Crake have a deviousness that outdid Jimmy's own?
    p. 320.3

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