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indirect

adjective

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not straightforward or direct
  • the cab driver took a very indirect route to the hotel
  • a long-winded, indirect answer to a very simple question

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“Indirect.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/indirect. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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