deviousness


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the quality of being oblique and rambling indirectly

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the quality of being deceitful and underhanded

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Later, his reputation was tarnished by allegations of sexual promiscuity and deviousness.
Lucy is the epitome of deviousness and dishonesty and Charlie Brown is the innocent who always wants to believe the best.
Few leaders exemplify this disconnect better than Richard Nixon, who lacked Roosevelt's or Reagan's genius for discourse but exceeded them in his capacity for deviousness.
Lady Persie, the younger sister of Lady Agnes, reaches new heights of deviousness.
For all his deviousness, he was brilliant, among the most brilliant men in the nation.
To show you what I mean, let me turn this column over to the people of the Middle East, their erratic leaderships that are responsible for government decisions and policies, and their many foreign supporters, foes and friends who add a dose of international deviousness to the already extensive indigenous wreckage that defines much of our region.
The deviousness of the news-hungry media and the power-grabbing politicians at the expense of one man's vulnerability is superbly captured on celluloid.
The stage is all set for tales of unparalleled deviousness, you would think.
Alf rails at the deviousness of politicians, from Labour's then-Prime Minster Harold Wilson to Peter Mandelson's grandfather, Herbert Morrison.
A deviousness had come upon her in this her eighty-fourth year.
Each story highlights a particular foible, among which deviousness, overconfidence, eccentricity and more abound.
Each displays a different blend of Haydn's inventive tunefulness, humor, and subtle musical deviousness.
The final act of cityAEs deviousness is played out when Karen Andrews, of the Range Rover, the creased brow and the creased clothes, is reduced to asking Hari, shamefacedly, if he could buy C her a meal.
We shall disclose his plots and his masters' deviousness.