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  • r  in a devious manner
    he got the promotion by behaving deviously

  • The phone rings, and because you are the Deputy Secretary (and happen to be one of the few rocket-scientist economists not trying to create a black box to make deviously complex .
  • Prohibition came to Kuwait as deviously as an Arab horse trade.
  • The cops may have been inept, but there is no reason to suppose that they were deviously protecting a psychotic murderer.

  • Jejomar Binay in Manila Times
    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."
  • George Will in Waterbury Republican American
    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...
  • Richard Blumenthal in Hartford Courant
    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."

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