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Synonyms for underhanded
ˈʌn dərˈhæn dɪdun·der·hand·ed

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  1. sneaky, underhand, underhandedadjective

    marked by deception

    "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"

    underhand, stealthy, underarm, sneak(a), surreptitious, sneaky, furtive

    square, straight

  2. underhand, underhanded, underarmadjective

    with hand brought forward and up from below shoulder level

    "an underhand pitch"; "an underhand stroke"

    underhand, sneaky, underarm

    square, straight

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  1. underhandedadjective


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  1. underhandedadjective

    covert, clandestine, surreptitious, underhand

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  1. Barbara Lee:

    Over the years, I’ve seen Republican leadership deploy every manner of undemocratic, underhanded tactics in Congress. But stripping my bipartisan amendment to repeal the 2001 AUMF -- in the dead of night, without a vote -- may be a new low from Speaker Paul Ryan.

  2. Producer Yoshi Stone:

    I think there has been this impression that we are ‘reality television’—the kind of exploitive and underhanded production that is looking to take advantage of people or laugh at people— and I don’t think that is what we are doing, we are making a compelling show about a compelling subject matter and I think we are treating it with respect.

  3. Nancy Northup:

    These underhanded tactics to cut off women's access to safe, legal abortion simply cannot stand.

  4. Lindsey Graham:

    I take pride in the fact that our vigorous response to their underhanded tactics ended up making the The White House House Democrats position untenable, today, they were forced to change course.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    Why doesnt the president just say, Release the whistleblower complaint. Clearly hes afraid for the public to see, this would be the most profound violation of the presidential oath of office, certainly during this presidency, which says a lot, but perhaps during any presidency. There is no privilege that covers corruption. There is no privilege to engage in underhanded discussions.

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  • gluiperig, onderhandsDutch

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    Synonym of Blunt?
    • A. Blur
    • B. Sharp
    • C. Refuse
    • D. Stark

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