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Synonyms for digress



Synonyms for digress

to turn away from a prescribed course of action or conduct

to turn aside, especially from the main subject in writing or speaking

Synonyms for digress

lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking

Related Words

wander from a direct or straight course

References in periodicals archive ?
They occasionally digressed into irrelevant conversation.
But all this digressed and was lost at the Standard Hotel after party where the MTV film crew filmed such ephemera as Paris Hilton, Jack Osbourne, Lara Flynn Boyle, Rachel Leigh Cook and Jamie Kennedy.
The fact that this is an 'evening of worship and evangelism' -- their language, not mine -- means that we have now actually digressed to charging people money to worship the Lord.
After some chitchat, the two men quickly digressed into the meat-and-potatoes subject of opera queens.
To get back to the point From which I have digressed I have to make a confession I really am impressed
The Hurricanes' boisterous behavior, hardly discouraged by coaches Jimmy Johnson and Dennis Erickson, occasionally digressed into embarrassment.