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Everyone who is a critic of Carlson is engaged in some devious effort to undermine him and his supporters, the truth-teller and the real Americans.Perhaps Tucker Carlson’s data cherry-picking isn’t limited to vaccines|Philip Bump|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
In ways large and small, devious and immature, ingenious and inspiring, she struggled to escape.
Rocket teamed up with the Incredible Hulk to overthrow Judson Jakes, a devious mole.11 Things to Know About Bradley Cooper’s Rocket Raccoon in Guardians of the Galaxy|Marina Watts|February 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I love college football,” she tells me with a devious grin.Meet the Pint-Sized Pro Golfers of Netflix’s ‘The Short Game’|Abby Haglage|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The alleged conspirators also used more devious means to bolster credit scores.How to Commit a $200 Million Scam: Inside the Year’s Most Shocking Credit Card Fraud|Daniel Gross|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bork said modern liberals have to use devious lies to get elected.Speed Read: Best Bits From Robert Bork’s ‘Slouching Towards Gomorrah’|Michael Moynihan|December 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Easterns are born with an appetite for intrigue, with a love of walking in hidden ways and creeping along devious paths.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The conversation had come, by some devious route, to Vegetarianism; and the clergyman was disapproving of it.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
Fettes, with various liquors singing in his head, returned home with devious footsteps and a mind entirely in abeyance.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
The remaining bullocks strayed devious, and the douce McLaughlan blandly absorbed the sheep.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
Then he almost suspected that Lester was being devious and clever.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun