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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Not in a forthright manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • He answered very indirectly
  • Adjective : an indirect course in sailing. ,an indirect advantage. ,His methods are indirect but not dishonest. ,He is known as a shady, indirect...
  • But what if English borrowed the Chinese term indirectly, via Korean?
  • It will come indirectly from the conversation of their elders. for more
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