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allusion an indirect reference to or mention of something.
by-path a path that is indirect or rarely used.
circuitous having or taking a long and winding course or procedure; roundabout; indirect.
circumlocution the use of roundabout, indirect, or evasive language in speech or writing. [2 definitions]
circumstantial evidence facts that are not direct evidence of an action, but that, in a court of law, may support an inference about that action; indirect evidence.
dative denoting, relating to, or in a grammatical case that usu. marks indirect objects. [1/2 definitions]
finagle (informal) to use underhanded, indirect, or tricky techniques to achieve one's goal. [1/3 definitions]
fish to search or grope for something, often in an indirect way. [1/7 definitions]
hint a subtle or indirect but comprehensible reference, intimation, or suggestion. [2/4 definitions]
indirect discourse an indirect statement of what someone said, rather than an exact quotation, that has been altered to conform grammatically to the context in which it is made, as in "She said that she was leaving".
indirection an indirect or roundabout act, remark, procedure, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
innuendo an indirect and usu. derogatory hint, allusion, or insinuation. [1/2 definitions]
insinuate to use subtle and indirect means to advance (oneself). [3/4 definitions]
intimate2 to make known with a hint or other indirect suggestion; imply.
myself used reflexively as the direct or indirect object of a verb or the object of a preposition. [1/3 definitions]
oblique not direct or straightforward in intent, means, or achievement; indirect or devious. [1/5 definitions]
periphrasis an indirect or roundabout way of phrasing something; circumlocution. [1/2 definitions]
pocket veto in the United States, the indirect veto that occurs when the President refuses to sign a bill within ten days of the adjournment of Congress.
roundabout circuitous; indirect. [1/2 definitions]
salinometer an instrument that measure the concentration of salt in a solution, esp. by indirect measurement of electrical conductivity.
school1 any place or experience that involves direct or indirect instruction. [1/7 definitions]