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not taking a direct or straight line or course

without a fixed or regular course

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indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way

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characterized by insincerity or deceit

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deviating from a straight course

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But maybe no turn sequence in the world is as treacherous as the famed Corkscrew, a blind drop (what literally looks like a cliff as you peak on its crest) that you approach at more or less full throttle, which then kinks deviously left then whips immediately right.
Though the contraband was deviously hidden, the men's hesitation and weird behaviour evoked suspicion on the Customs inspectors.
The truth of the matter is surely clear by now: It is right-wing Jewish, pro-war platforms such as Front Page Magazine,Daniel Pipes,Harry's Placeand others following their example, that consciously, openly, deviously and divisively cultivate a prevalent culture of hate and Islamophobia.
The Welsh Assembly Government [WAG] deviously slipped out their TAN 8 wind energy proposals for Wales on an obscure WAG web-site on July 13 2004, then buried the bad news with the BIG news known as The Bonfire of the Quango the very next day.
The very real threat is to Palestine, yet the Israelis have deviously managed through repetitive rhetoric to try and maintain the world view of themselves as victims.
There was the thriller part, a dirty deed done deviously with an amateur sleuth hot on the trail, risking life and limb to bring the transgressor to justice official or unofficial.
Michael Jaffa, the chief operating officer of Jack Jaffa & Associates, a firm that helps landlords identify such violations and handles the task of fixing them, explained the deviously bureaucratic process.
6 (ANI): In an apparent bid to ensure his party's victory in the forthcoming Gilgit-Baltistan elections, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif has deviously played the 'Kashmir' card.
THE STORY: When video game designer Matthew Sobol dies of brain cancer at 34, the online posting of his obituary activates a deviously constructed "daemon," a program that runs behind the scenes and wreaks havoc on computer networks around the world.
Every year charges are only rather deviously lowered when the weather changes for the better.
Everything that could have gone wrong has gone wrong, giving the distinct impression to local people that the Hall Green Constituency Committee has behaved incompetently if not downright deviously.
In the interests of frugality, Laura deviously appoints herself Ben's driving instructor, but uses practice times to pursue her own interests.
It's that time of year again for all the students out there - the deadline that was weeks away has deviously crept up and caught you unawares and you find yourself with only 24 hours to save your degree.
You'd think that if someone went to all the trouble to cook up something as cynical and yet so deviously inspired as ``My Bare Lady,'' they wouldn't muck it up so much with the sort of boringly familiar reality-show tropes that appear in virtually every other competition show.
But there were already adequate measures in place to stop diseased cattle from getting into the food chain, and many ways that the deviously minded would be able to circumvent the RFID system.