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digression

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of digression

  1. a departure from the subject under consideration <the professor's frequent and extended digressions are the stuff of campus legend> Synonyms aside, tangent, divagation, excursionRelated Words excursus, parenthesis; rambling; circuitousness, circularity, circumlocution, diffuseness, prolixity, verbosity, windiness, wordiness




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