Devious Synonyms and Antonyms

dē'vē-əs

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Synonyms for Devious

Of a long and winding route.
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Of or relating to sin; sinny.
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Producing harm in a stealthy, often gradual, manner.
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Skillful in deception; sly; crafty
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Not straightforward; circuitous; devious:
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The definition of evasive is someone or something that is tricky or hard to catch.
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The definition of underhanded is sneaky or deceitful.
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Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
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(Chiefly British) Skillful; dexterous.
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Not straight; bent; curved; askew
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Requiring great skill or care
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Mazelike, having long corridors and passageways that seemingly have no exit.
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Discolored by brownish or yellowish stains, as the leaves of an old book
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Wicked, evil, or dishonest, esp. in some dark, mysterious way
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Having wavy indentation on its border or edge.
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Not straightforward; devious; crooked
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The definition of disingenuous is insincere, deceptive or misleading.
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Sexually stimulating; salacious:
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Referring back to itself, so as to prevent computation or comprehension; infinitely recursive.
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Full of wiles; cunning.
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A complicated or involved process.
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The difference between one number in a set and the mean of the set.
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The characteristic of being devious; sneakiness; underhandedness.
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Lack of direction or purpose
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Indirect
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The definition of shrewd is sharp or intelligent with practical concerns.
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The definition of oblique is slanted or tilted direction. It also refers to something that is misleading or not straight to the point.
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Tending to deceive; apt to lie or cheat
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Missing an intended target or recipient:
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Of questionable morality or repute:
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Resembling a maze, as in design or complexity; labyrinthine.
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Deviating from what is considered right or good; wrong, improper, etc. or corrupt, wicked, etc.; specif., sexually perverted
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Subtly sly and tempting.
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Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
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Having, displaying, or suggestive of deceitful character; evasive or untrustworthy.
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Of or like a sneak; underhanded
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(By extension) dishonest and sneaky; done in a secret or sly manner
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Indirect, circuitous or circumlocutionary; that does not do something in a direct way.
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Deviating from the common course in opinion or conduct; eccentric; odd.
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Straying or having strayed; wandering or lost:
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Nomadic
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That winds, turns, coils, spirals, etc.
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A circuitous plan; a roundabout way of doing something
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(Often humorous) A roundabout, indirect, or confusing manner of speech or writing
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The property of being sinuous.
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Indirect
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Of or constituting a labyrinth
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Lengthy and digressive:
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Done or obtained by fraud
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Antonyms for Devious

Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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Not altered, embellished, or modified:
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In the line of descent; not collateral.
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Clearly manifest; evident:
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Having constituent elements separated by a space in writing or printing:
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Corresponding with fact or reality, as in artistic representation
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Uncultured; ignorant
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Honest and frank:
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Words Related to Devious

Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
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Done with, and marked by, artful and dexterous secrecy; subtle; as, a sly trick.
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The definition of indirect is a person or thing that is not straight, or not direct and honest.
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Marked by or displaying integrity; upright:
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Without a fixed or regular course
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