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  • 61 deviating — I adjective aberrant, astray, circuitous, departing, deviative, devious, different, differing, digressive, discursive, disparate, dissimilar, divergent, diverse, diversified, errant, erratic, indirect, labyrinthine, meandering, nonconforming,… …

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  • 62 devious — I adjective aberrant, ambagious, artful, circuitous, crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, designing, deviating, deviative, devius, errant, excursive, foxy, indirect, insidious, labyrinthine, roundabout, scheming, serpentine, sinuous, sly,… …

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  • 63 discursive — I (analytical) adjective a fortiori, a posteriori, a priori, analytic, argumentative, deductive, dialectic, disquisitional, epagogic, inductive, inferential, interpretative, logical, ratiocinative, ratiocinatory, rational, rationalistic,… …

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  • 64 indirection — I (deceitfulness) noun concealment of truth, cozenage, craft, craftiness, cunning, deceit, deception, deviousness, dishonesty, disingenuity, disingenuousness, dissimulation, duplicity, falsehood, falseness, fraud, fraudulency, guile, hypocrisy,… …

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  • 65 labyrinthine — I adjective ambagious, ambagitory, baffling, bewildering, chaotic, circuitous, complex, complicated, confounding, confusing, crooked, deviating, difficult, digressive, entangled, excursive, flexuous, full of curves, full of turns, impeditus,… …

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  • 66 oblique — I (evasive) adjective ambivalent, backhanded, circuitous, circumlocutory, cloaked, concealed, devious, disingenuous, elusive, elusory, equivocal, equivocating, furtive, indeterminate, indirect, inexact, lacking clarity, prevaricating, recondite,… …

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  • 67 sinuous — I adjective ambagious, ambagitory, anfractuous, circuitous, coiled, complex, complicated, convolute, convoluted, convolutional, crooked, curved, curvilinear, deviating, deviative, devious, entangled, flexuous, indirect, intricate, involute,… …

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  • 68 tortuous — I (bending) adjective anfractuous, circuitous, complicated, conniving, contorted, convoluted, curved, curvilinear, indirect, involved, irregular, labyrinthine, mazy, meandering, roundabout, serpentine, sinuate, sinuated, sinuous, snakelike,… …

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  • 69 route — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fast, quick, short ▪ The shortest route home is along the shore. ▪ convenient, easy ▪ best …

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  • 70 Glasgow —    GLASGOW, a city, the seat of a university, and a sea port, having separate jurisdiction, locally in the Lower ward of the county of Lanark, and situated in longitude 4° 15 51 (W.), and latitude 55° 52 10 (N.), 23 miles (E. by S.) from Greenock …

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  • 71 route — I n. 1) to map out. plan a route 2) to follow, take a route 3) a circuitous; devious; direct; indirect; scenic route (to take the scenic route) 4) a bus; newspaper; streetcar (AE). tram (BE); truck (AE) route 5) an overland; sea; trade route II v …

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  • 72 devious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. See deviation, circuity, deception. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Indirect] Syn. circuitous, roundable, tortuous, evasive; see indirect . 2. [Crafty] Syn. foxy, insidious, shrewd, underhanded; see… …

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  • 73 oblique — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Slanting] Syn. inclined, inclining, diverging, leaning, sloping, angled, diagonal, cater cornered, kitty cornered, unperpendicular, unvertical, skew, askew, asymmetrical, turned, twisted, awry, strained, askance,… …

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  • 74 Circuition — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Curvilinear motion. < N PARAG:Circuition >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 circuition circuition circulation Sgm: N 1 turn turn curvet Sgm: N 1 excursion excursion circumvention circumnavigation circumambulation Sg …

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  • 75 Circuit — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Circuit >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 circuit circuit roundabout way digression detour circumbendibus ambages loop Sgm: N 1 winding winding &c.(circuition) 311 Sgm: N 1 zigzag zigzag …

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  • 76 roundabout — I. a. 1. Indirect, tortuous, circuitous. 2. Ample, extensive, broad. 3. Encompassing, encircling. II. n. 1. Merry go round. 2. Round jacket, surtout. 3. Circuitous way, way round …

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  • 77 roundabout — adjective 1) a roundabout route Syn: circuitous, indirect, meandering, serpentine, tortuous Ant: direct, straight 2) I asked in a roundabout sort of way Syn: indirect …

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  • 78 tortuous — adjective 1) a tortuous route Syn: twisting, twisty, twisting and turning, winding, windy, zigzag, sinuous, snaky, serpentine, meandering, circuitous Ant: straight 2) a tortuous …

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  • 79 circular — adj 1. round, disklike, discoid, annular, ring shaped, hooped; spherical, spheroidal, globular, globate, rotund, bulbous; cycloid, rotiform, orbicular, orbiculate, perimetric. 2. rounded, curved, curvilinear; arched, bowed, bent. 3. circuitous,… …

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  • 80 meander — v 1. wind, zigzag, be circuitous, be roundabout, change direction; curve, bend, turn. 2. circumambulate, stroll, amble, Inf. mosey or mosey along; wander, ramble, rove, roam, drift; deviate, digress, stray, go off the track; peregrinate, tramp,… …

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