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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indirectly  \In`di*rect"ly\,  adv 
  In  an  direct  manner;  not  in  a  straight  line  or  course;  not  in 
  express  terms;  obliquely;  not  by  direct  means  hence 
  unfairly;  wrongly. 
 
  To  tax  it  indirectly  by  taxing  their  expense.  --A. 
  Smith. 
 
  Your  crown  and  kingdom  indirectly  held.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indirectly 
  adv  :  not  in  a  forthright  manner;  "he  answered  very  indirectly" 
  [ant:  {directly}] 




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