Sentence Examples


  • Our human thought pursues devious and circuitous methods.
  • After a devious chase of a month Hood moved across Alabama to northern Mississippi.
  • She made raised maps in clay, so that I could feel the mountain ridges and valleys, and follow with my fingers the devious course of rivers.
  • The difference between English and Roman miles would be compensated for by the more devious course taken by the railway.
  • The Thames follows a devious course through London, and the fine embankments on its north side, nowhere continuing uninterruptedly for more than 2 m., do not form important thoroughfares, with the exception of the Victoria Embankment.