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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For a character with a strange combination of deviousness and cluelessness, Vivian's mind moves very quickly in the Victorian-type melodrama that ensues.
Admittedly, the fact the band has been peddling the same stadium-friendly sound for eons means dissenters already knew (or guessed) they wouldn't like the new songs, but it was the intrusive PR-stunt-disguised-as-a-present deviousness that really caused the outrage.
Mark Llandro Mendoza said the acts of hoarding rice and corn and profiteering are offenses that require tough penalties owing to the deviousness of such behaviors.
It's Apple/Google, colorful and consumer friendly public image but serious potential for Lex's deviousness," the source said.
They are separate markets responding to supply and demand, not deviousness.
While accepting that hard-nosed business realities must be faced, even in football, I believe the present situation is disastrous, made worse by the stubbornness of the owners and their unwillingness to consider an accommodation with ACL, not to mention their deviousness (even if technically legal) in the whole issue of administration and the bidding process The foxes are truly in charge of the poultry farm.
He showed little signs of the traits psychologists would use to identify psychopaths today - including narcissism, deviousness, callousness, recklessness and lack of empathy in close relationships.
Such deviousness even prompted the then British Foreign Minister Selwyn Lloyd to proudly declare the BBC an invisible weapon of UK foreign policy.
Later, his reputation was tarnished by allegations of sexual promiscuity and deviousness.
Sexual addiction, vanity, and political deviousness round out the collection.
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.
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.