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Sentence/Example of Indirectness:
Miriam benignly gazed—it was the perfection of indirectness.
Peter talked to conceal his feelings, and, like many a man practising that indirectness, rather lost himself in the wood.
The indirectness of speech had been a shelter to her, permitting her to hint at more than she dared clothe in words.
It was the first time that he had confronted the fact of the indirectness of a woman's movement towards her desire.
The explanation, with the usual indirectness of a Griswold, was sugared with a compliment.
Such questions leave the pupil puzzled, and usually lead to indirectness or guessing in the answer.
Indeed they reminded me in indirectness of a reply that a Shropshire gentleman assured me he once received from a villager.
One is inseparable from the subtlety and difficulty of the thought or the compression and pregnant indirectness of the phrase.
"It certainly contains some interesting information," said our hero, with a Quaker-like indirectness of reply.
Anything was better than this constant indirectness of gaining his father's views through his mother.