Devious and Indirect


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Devious adjective – Marked by a long series of irregular curves.
Usage example: a devious trail through the swampland

Indirect is a synonym for devious in honest topic. In some cases you can use "Indirect" instead an adjective "Devious", when it comes to topics like straight, immoral, sly, dishonest. popular alternative
Nearby Words: devil, deviously
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Indirect adjective – Not straightforward or direct.
Usage example: a long-winded, indirect answer to a very simple question

Devious is a synonym for indirect in honest topic. You can use "Devious" instead an adjective "Indirect", if it concerns topics such as straight, immoral, circuitous, roundabout. popular alternative
Nearby Words: indirection, indirectly, indirectness
Synonyms for Indirect

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means devious means indirect means
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Other nouns: version, ways, methods, reasons, attempts.
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