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excursion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of excursion

  1. 1 a short trip for pleasure <our weekend excursions have encompassed virtually all parts of our home state> Synonyms jaunt, junket, outing, ramble, sally, sashay, sortie, spin Related Words journey, travel(s), voyage; circuit, tour; expedition, odyssey, safari; detour; hike, peregrination, trek, walk; pilgrimage

  2. 2 a departure from the subject under consideration <the professor's frequent and sometimes far-ranging excursions in his lectures are the stuff of campus legend> Synonyms aside, digression, divagation, tangentRelated Words excursus, parenthesis; rambling; circuitousness, circularity, circumlocution, diffuseness, prolixity, verbosity, windiness, wordiness





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