HyperDic: indirection

English > 2 senses of the word indirection:
NOUNactindirectionindirect procedure or action
actindirectiondeceitful action that is not straightforward
English > indirection: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningindirect procedure or action.
Example"he tried to find out by indirection"
Broaderprocedure, processA particular course of action intended to achieve a result
English > indirection: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningdeceitful action that is not straightforward.
Example"he could see through the indirections of diplomats"
Broaderdeception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulationThe act of deceiving / deceiving
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