deviously deviously

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a devious manner

Usage(s):

  1. Prohibition came to Kuwait as deviously as an Arab horse trade.
  2. The cops may have been inept, but there is no reason to suppose that they were deviously protecting a psychotic murderer.
  3. Usually such intelligence gathering is done legally, if deviously, by searching trade journals or eavesdropping on conversations in airport waiting rooms.

News

  1. ObamaCare Delay Eases Business Concerns

    Republican economist calls decision "deviously brilliant"
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Time Magazine

  2. Gareth Saxe Will Return to Cast of Broadway's The Lion King

    Gareth Saxe will return to the cast of Broadway's The Lion King, the fifth longest-running show in Broadway history, beginning July 2 as the sardonic and deviously cunning Scar.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Playbill

Quotes

  1. "Instead of properly identifying the National Power Corporation [Napocor] as the obvious culprit, President Arroyo deviously deflects the blame to Meralco and the Lopez family," Binay said, adding "she is being in character."
    on May 5, 2008 By: Jejomar Binay Source: Manila Times

  2. But a carbon tax "would be too clear and candid for political comfort," George Will explained in his syndicated column Sunday. "It clearly would be what cap-and-trade deviously is - a tax - but one with a known cost. Therefore, taxpayers...
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: George Will Source: Waterbury Republican American

  3. Blumenthal said the settlement returns money to taxpayers "that Walgreens stole by duplicitously and deviously switching to more expensive dosage forms. These switches served no purpose but to illegally extract dollars from the state."
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Hartford Courant

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