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tangent

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tangent

  1. a departure from the subject under consideration <in the middle of her description of her dog's symptoms, she went off on a tangent about its cute behavior> Synonyms aside, digression, divagation, excursion Related Words excursus, parenthesis; rambling; circuitousness, circularity, circumlocution, diffuseness, prolixity, verbosity, windiness, wordiness





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