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Indirect

Definition of indirect:

part of speech: adjective

Not direct or straight: not tending to a result by the plainest course: not straightforward or honest.

part of speech: adjective

Not by a simple method; complicated; development, mitosis, selection, embryogeny.

part of speech: noun

INDIRECTNESS.

part of speech: adverb

Indirectly.

part of speech: adjective

Not straight or in a line; as, an indirect road; resulting, in a roundabout manner, from a cause; not reaching the end aimed at by the most straightforward method; not straightforward or fair.

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