Devious and Screwy


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Devious adjective – Departing from some accepted standard of what is normal.
Usage example: her behavior is devious because of a developmental disorder

Screwy and devious are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Screwy" instead an adjective "Devious".
Nearby Words: devil, deviously
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Screwy adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Devious and screwy are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Devious" instead an adjective "Screwy".
Nearby Words: screw, screwed, screwing
Synonyms for Screwy

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mind devious mind screwy mind
locations devious locations screwy locations
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Screwy and Devious. (2016). Retrieved 2019, November 20, from
Devious & Screwy. N.p., 2016. Web. 20 Nov. 2019. <>.
Screwy or Devious. 2016. Accessed November 20, 2019.

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