circumstantially (part of speech: adverb)
subtly (part of speech: adverb)
- " Yes, it will, indirectly," Lance declared. - "True and Other Stories", George Parsons Lathrop.
- And because no man likes to be called a coward, no matter how indirectly, Tamar sought to hit back ... - "The Return of Tharn", Howard Carleton Browne.
- Frequently he was referred to as Pop, a distinction by which his friends indirectly expressed their admiration for one who was laughingly referred to as the " Papa of his Land," just as the great man for whom he was named was the " Father of his Country." - "The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine", Ross Kay.