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low road

noun, Slang.
1.
a method, manner, etc., that is underhand, unscrupulous, or otherwise contemptible.
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  • We were walking, and the low road, signpostless, attracted us.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • As we were turning into the low road a passer-by remonstrated.

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • The high road was the direct road to Lower Claybury, the low road a detour to the same.

    Fire-Tongue Sax Rohmer
  • They were now upon the low road leading parallel to the beach, and towards the end of Inverleith Row.

  • The Triune God will be our dwelling place even while our feet walk the low road of simple duty here among men.

    The Pursuit of God A. W. Tozer
  • The whole place has been an island, but it is now joined to the main land by a low road to Roxbury.

  • Now we'll twitch her down the hill a piece—she lies just about right—and get her home by the low road.

    Rewards and Fairies Rudyard Kipling

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