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devious

adjective

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2 marked by a long series of irregular curves
  • a devious trail through the swampland

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“Devious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/devious. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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