Underhand


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Underhand

Describing a secret or sneaky action. For example, one may underhandedly plot to remove the CEO of a corporation. Some underhand actions are illegal or unethical, but very often they are simply part of doing business.
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There are a lot of advantages to the underhand stroke:
This had resulted in around 24 percent of travellers resorting to lies or underhand methods to get the leave for the period they wanted, including 4 percent who faked a family emergency, and others who had claimed to be snowed in, or that they had to attend the funeral of a close friend.
Nazifa Zaki, said: "The ministers were summoned to the house based on ethnic and regional considerations by certain groups that wanted to cut underhand deals with them.
There was a lot of hypocrisy, a certain amount of jealousy and considerable underhand tactics.
SCHOOLS are tricking Ofsted by using a range of underhand tactics to pass their inspections, it has been claimed.
The 7 1/8-inch recurve blade is built to provide an economically sound underhand thrust that goes through boar shields easily, and the handle is large enough for the biggest hands, but designed to fit smaller hands as well.
Referring to the loss of dual membership being flagged in the racecard, he added: "I object to the gutless, underhand way you did this.
A Sunday newspaper yesterday reported allegations that England was "one of a number of sides" to have indulged in underhand techniques.
5 : the act or way of throwing <an underhand delivery>
I do not have a computer, so I would say this is discrimination against people who pay at the post office and against the post offices themselves, which have already suffered from underhand plan to close them.