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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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The mayor has dealt with the Jewish community in the Valley, in particular the North Hollywood Jewish community, very deviously, and we are enraged," Sugarman said.
Gamers can also test their wits in the engrossing 16-player deathmatch arenas, where deviously enhanced weaponry, gravity, and teleports become available for outfoxing human opposition.
The scheme is either ill-thought out and open to legal abuse or deviously concocted to allow some overpaid MSPs the opportunity to make even more money at public expense.
English began a reign of sexual terror in 1993, aged just 15, which culminated in the horrific rape of an Australian tourist he deviously befriended in a pub.
Tracy is manhandled to a taxi, but deviously gets it to return.
Because someone, apart from us, has to pay for what Esther Rantzen calls society's "most deviously distorting mirror".
Meanwhile, Sharon continues to isolate Arafat and expose him as either unable to control his extremists or deviously pulling their strings.
It must be remembered that NIB secretly and deviously added interest and charges to customers' accounts without any notice or consent.
Instead, our female honorees peered deviously over their coffee cups and spoke in hushed tones about those who were not "influential" enough to be invited.
Over the past weeks we saw how the No Food Authority (National Food Authority) has deviously orchestrated an artificial rice shortage to hasten rice importation.
But Sanchez always makes thing happen, magically or mischievously, delightfully or deviously.
Mr Odinga will have deviously dislodged Mr Kenyatta from his style, name and honour as President, Head of State and Commander in Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces.
However, her in-laws deviously trapped her by blaming her for the murder of her husband.
Most workers are on what is called pay-as-you-earn tax (Paye), and cannot deviously exploit loopholes to slash their tax deductions.
Weinstein used his "casting couch" so cleverly, so deviously, some of the women he abused went on to be pictured with their arm around him, smiling for photographs.