Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Obliquely"

The meaning of "Obliquely" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa obliquely?
A: obliquely = not directly; in a way that hides the meaning behind euphemisms or polite language or metaphors

The politician obliquely referred to the ongoing war as the “current difficulties”.

Carlos needed a toilet, so he obliquely asked for directions to “the facilities”.

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