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synonyms for deviousness

  • artfulness
  • chicanery
  • craftiness
  • crookedness
  • cunning
  • foxiness
  • shadiness
  • shiftiness
  • slyness
  • sneakiness
  • trickery
  • trickiness
  • underhandedness
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How to use deviousness in a sentence

They operated with a deviousness that made cartel treacheries seem like child's play.
THE CARTELS JUNGLEIRVING E. COX, JR.
So with infinite deviousness Chitterlow came at last to his play.
KIPPSH. G. WELLS
But the deviousness and aberration of our human faculties frequently amount to something considerably more serious than this.
THOUGHTS ON MANWILLIAM GODWIN
There is in your heart a simplicity which the white man can never fathom and a deviousness which he can never understand.
EAST OF SUEZWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
I had meant to approach the matter with a diplomatic deviousness.
THE KING'S MIRRORANTHONY HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO DEVIOUSNESS

  • artifice
  • cheating
  • chicane
  • deviousness
  • dishonesty
  • dodge
  • double-dealing
  • duplicity
  • feint
  • fourberie
  • fraud
  • furtiveness
  • gambit
  • hanky-panky
  • intrigue
  • machination
  • maneuver
  • plot
  • ploy
  • ruse
  • sharp practice
  • skullduggery
  • sophistry
  • stratagem
  • subterfuge
  • surreptitiousness
  • underhandedness
  • wiles
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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