Part of speech:
The definition of deceitful is someone or something intentionally untruthful or intended to mislead.
The definition of devious is someone or something that is not straightforward or deviates from the usual course of action.
Given to or marked by deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
Characterized by, acting with, or suggesting stealth or a desire to avoid discovery; surreptitious:
Of, like, or characterized by the political principles and methods of expediency, craftiness, and duplicity set forth in Machiavelli's book, The Prince; crafty, deceitful, etc.
Causing or intending harm or evil; wicked:
Marked by or acting with quiet, caution, and secrecy intended to avoid notice.
Obtained, done, or made by clandestine or stealthy means.
Full of wiles; cunning.
The act of moving, proceeding, or acting in a covert way.
Characterized by truth; not false:
Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
The definition of indirect is a person or thing that is not straight, or not direct and honest.
Sexually stimulating; salacious:
Having, displaying, or suggestive of deceitful character; evasive or untrustworthy.
Of or like a sneak; underhanded
Of, for, or used in the armpit
slyly and secretly; - John Donne; - C.G.Bowers
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