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digress

di·gress

digress

 
 
pronunciation:
daI gres
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: digressed, digresses, digressing
definition: to stray from the main topic; ramble.
The students sometimes find the professor more interesting when he digresses into telling one of his stories.
synonyms:
divagate, stray
similar words:
drift, maunder, meander, ramble, wander
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derivation: digressingly (adv.)
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