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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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Before his first underhand attempt, Donaldson was actually 2 points from the victory, leading 6-5 in the fifth set and at love-30 on Dimitrov's serve.
There are a lot of advantages to the underhand stroke:
Addressing a conference on Thursday, the Interior Minister had confirmed the stance of PTI that the PPP had an underhand deal with the PML-N government.
"But the Tory leader in Wales needs to distance himself from such underhand tactics.
He said on Twitter: "I don't wish to be associated with a party condoning indiscipline, pettiness, underhand deals for power."
Alex Salmond accused the UK Government of "underhand tactics" after Itar-Tass, Russia's state-owned news agency, reported Cameron's Government were "extremely interested" in referendum support from the country.
London, May 27 ( ANI ): Red Bull team principal Christian Horne has accused Mercedes of pursuing 'underhand' tactics, after it was disclosed that the latter had taken part in a secret advantageous three-day Pirelli tyre test well before the Monte Carlo Grand Prix.
Meanwhile, meticulous judge Roban has cause for concern when he receives information suggesting that Garnier may be using underhand tactics in a bid to smear him, and Karlsson comes under pressure to provide information about the activities of Thomas Riffaut.
Summary: The underhand tactics of two bosses at an Insurance company in the Capital has seen them land a jail term as well as a hefty fine of Dh10,540,880 each -- the total amount they tried to bribe an employee with.
A recent survey claims that British workers are so fixated with taking the holiday that they want to take, when they want to take it, that they will go to almost any lengths, even employing devious or underhand tactics, to secure a specific timeslot.
Today, however, techniques such as underhand cut-and-fill mining, in which cemented mill tailings are used to backfill the mined-out stope, allowing subsequent stopes to be cut beneath previously mined areas, have established themselves as a viable alternatives for working in such conditions.
But lawmaker Wagma Safi said the interior and finance ministers' answers did not satisfy them and that some the house let them off as a result of bribes and underhand deals.