What is the opposite of directly?

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Adverb
Opposite of without changing direction or stopping
Adverb
Opposite of exactly in a specified position
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Opposite of immediately or very soon, typically following a given action or event
Adverb
Opposite of in a frank way
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Opposite of immediately, with little or no delay
Adverb
Opposite of immediately, or at once
“There's no need to rush. You can complete this assignment later.”
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Opposite of at once or straight away
“I am unable to speculate on why but I am certain I will get to it eventually.”
Adverb
Opposite of in an open, honest, and direct manner
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Opposite of adverb for honest or frank in nature
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Opposite of so as to give special emphasis to a point
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Opposite of in a straight line or course
“The archer's main task was to stand behind his own infantry and shoot indirectly at a large enemy troop formation.”
Adverb
Opposite of without concealment, deception, or prevarication, especially where these might be expected
Adverb
Opposite of in an direct, forthright or honest manner
“His verboseness testifies that he does communicate well, even though inaccurately and sometimes outright dishonestly.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a complete manner
“In his last years, he was partially blind but continued his legal work and writing.”
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(right on) Opposite of in a straight line
“When he moved off his line quite dramatically, he instantly knew he had failed the sobriety test.”
Adverb
Opposite of in close relation
“I advised the gentleman to stand away from me because I had a cold.”
Adverb
Opposite of exactly or precisely
“This design would be more or less what I am looking for in a flower tattoo.”
Adverb
(of a path) Opposite of adverb for in a straight line and, as a corollary, the shortest and quickest
“Drivers using the ramp will avoid having to take a circuitous route in order to reach the bridge off South Broadway.”
Adverb
(of a path) Opposite of adverb for having no stoppages or interruptions
“For some strange reason, the train took an indirect route that went through 180 cities.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for without intervening factors or intermediaries
Intermediary measures are needed for service issues like response times for security authorization requests and help desk calls.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for having direct or personal contact
“The child's mother lost custody when Monika was three and has had very limited contact with her since.”
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