(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. bent, curved, angular, sinuous, winding, askew, zigzag, twisted, warped; false, dishonest, fraudulent, deceptive, sneaking; oblique, aslant, distorted, awry. See improbity, distortion.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Not straight]
Syn. curved, curving, hooked, bent, bending, incurving, devious, winding, bowed, spiral, serpentine, zigzag, twisted, meandering, tortuous, anfractuous, sinuous, askew, awry, lopsided, cockeyed*; see also angular 1 , bent , oblique 1 .
Ant. unbent, straight*, direct.
2. [Dishonest]
Syn. corrupt, nefarious, fraudulent; see dishonest 1 , 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. bent curved, hooked, bowed, angled, twisted, awry, tortuous, warped, misshapen, skewed, serpentine, lopsided, deviating, zigzag.
2. dishonest corrupt, deceitful, shady, fraudulent, shifty, underhanded, tricky, designing, crafty.
ANT.: 1. straight, level, aligned. 2. honest, honorable, above-board, trustworthy
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Having bends, curves, or angles: bending, curved, curving. See STRAIGHT. 2. Informal. Marked by dishonesty, especially in matters of public trust: corrupt, dishonest, venal. See HONEST. 3. Informal Ruthlessly seeking personal advantage: corrupt, mercenary, praetorian, venal. See SELF.

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