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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

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wander from a direct or straight course

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But he needs to concentrate fully on the main issues, such as education and the health service, instead of digressing on to secondary subjects such as knighthoods for footballers or alcohol in football grounds.
Actually, and I know I'm digressing here somewhat, my run up to Christmas has already started.
Vale: The Illuminati And Its Plans For The Future is a conceptual understanding of the grass roots of modern and digressing America and its relationship to worldly "underpowers".
The camera wanders like an inquisitive child everyone's too preoccupied to notice, moving smoothly and constantly, sometimes panning up and back for a panoramic shot, and frequently digressing in the direction of a pigpen by the side of the road whose inmates wallow obliviously in the mud.
Rowe says that although these plugs were supposed to boost tourism, it actually declined during this period, in a clip from Anthony Mann's 1952 Western, Bend of the River, Jimmy Stewart and Arthur Kennedy look totally befuddled about digressing from the point of their dialogue to take note of a "bird from Canada" flying around their campsite.