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Daemon
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digress

(verb) Lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking.

Synonyms: divagate, stray, wander

Usage: I try not to digress too much during my lectures, but I am not always successful at avoiding tangential topics.
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Adyl Mouhei
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Digress:

Verb:
leave the main subject temporarily in speech or writing.
"I have digressed a little from my original plan"


Synonyms :
deviate
go off at a tangent
diverge
turn aside
turn away


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Emel Rapchan
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Ajike Omooba
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To stray temporarily from the topic at hand.
Wilmar (USA) 1M
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(verb) Lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking.

Synonyms: divagate, stray, wander

Usage: I try not to digress too much during my lectures, but I am not always successful at avoiding tangential topics.


"...but I digress" needs to be abolished. NEVER use this again. Please.
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