indirection

[ in-duh-rek-shuh n, -dahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF indirection
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Besides she could not wait to ask her questions by any indirection.

The other was not dull, nor did he usually travel by indirection.

I could be robbed by indirection, but this was too open and barefaced to be endured.

Madame Guyon lays bare her heart, but she does it by indirection.

It is possible, however, that it may teach a valuable lesson by indirection.

Human beings, all human beings, he had found, moved only by indirection.

There was not a fibre of guile or indirection in his moral nature.

Indirection fences badly with open-eyed sincerity, and he did not finish.

He was ever for evasion, indirection; she for frank, open dealing in all things.

Colonel Dexter Baldwin had his faults, like other men, but they were not those of indirection.