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1‘motherhood has an indirect effect on pay’
incidental, accidental, unintended, secondary, subordinate, ancillary, collateral, concomitant, accompanying, contingent, resulting, resultant, consequential, derived, derivative
2‘the indirect route is usually less congested’
roundabout, circuitous, deviant, divergent, wandering, meandering, serpentine, winding, curving, tortuous, zigzag
3‘an indirect attack on the Archbishop’
oblique, inexplicit, roundabout, circuitous
implicit, implied, allusive
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