in·di·rec·tion /ˌɪndəˈrɛkʃən, (ˌ)daɪ-/
In·di·rec·tion n. Oblique course or means; dishonest practices; indirectness. “By indirections find directions out.”
n 1: indirect procedure or action; "he tried to find out by
2: deceitful action that is not straightforward; "he could see
through the indirections of diplomats"