GRE Word List

DEVIOUS

roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route

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The meaning of the word devious is roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route.

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concordharmony; accord
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