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  • obliquitous — index deceptive, sinister Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obliquitous — ob·liq·ui·tous …   English syllables

  • obliquitous — əˈblikwəd.əs, ōˈ , ətəs adjective : exhibiting or characterized by obliquity …   Useful english dictionary

  • obliquity — obliquitous, adj. /euh blik wi tee, oh blik /, n., pl. obliquities. 1. the state of being oblique. 2. divergence from moral conduct, rectitude, etc.; immorality, dishonesty, or the like. 3. an instance of such divergence. 4. mental perversity. 5 …   Universalium

  • deceptive — de·cep·tive /di sep tiv/ adj: tending or having capacity to deceive deceptive trade practices compare fraudulent, misleading Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • sinister — I adjective alarming, baleful, baneful, blameworthy, censurable, cold blooded, comminatory, conscienceless, contemptible, corrupt, creepy, cruel, culpable, dangerous, demoniac, demoniacal, deserving of condemnation, designing, despiteful,… …   Law dictionary

  • mean — I v 1. intend, have in mind, have in heart, have in view; contemplate, think of, talk of, dream of; purpose, plan, have plans or intentions, expect; aspire to, hope to, aim to, drive at, strive for, work for, labor for, pursue. 2. meant for made… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • obliquity — /əˈblɪkwəti/ (say uh blikwuhtee) noun (plural obliquities) 1. the state of being oblique. 2. divergence from moral rectitude. 3. a moral delinquency. 4. mental perversity. 5. an instance of mental perversity. 6. inclination, or degree of… …  

  • devious — [adj1] dishonest, crafty artful, calculating, crooked, deceitful, double dealing, duplicitous, errant, erring, evasive, faking one out*, fishy*, foxy*, fraudulent, guileful, indirect, insidious, insincere, not straightforward, oblique,… …   New thesaurus

  • oblique — [adj1] slanting; at an angle angled, askance, askew, aslant, asymmetrical, awry, bent, cater cornered, crooked, diagonal, distorted, diverging, inclined, inclining, leaning, on the bias, pitched, pitching, sideways, skew, slanted, sloped, sloping …   New thesaurus

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