Sometimes it is necessary to adopt devious tactics to expose bullies and cheats.
They had somehow managed to re-elect the most devious , blinkered and reckless leader ever put before them.
This results in a personality which is cunning and devious , and refuses to grow up and take responsibility for itself.
Thomas Jefferson was a tough, devious politician who viewed the states as supreme.
It just means that it's necessary to divorce what was said from the devious and somewhat desperate politician who was saying it.
For bridge, all you need is a playing partner, a pair of opponents, a set of cards - and a capacity for wicked, devious cunning.
What is difficult about maneuver is to make the devious route the most direct and to turn misfortune to advantage.
They are duplicitous and devious , always posing, not wishing or able to be authentic.
It would also, in a case like the present one, be to reward conduct which at best was devious and at worst deceitful.
Women feature as sexually voracious, devious , and immoral, destroying men or diverting them from their pursuit of honour.