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English verb: digress

1. digress (communication) lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking


SamplesShe always digresses when telling a story.
Her mind wanders.
Don't digress when you give a lecture.


Synonymsdivagate, stray, wander


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)tell

2. digress (motion) wander from a direct or straight course


Synonymsdepart, sidetrack, straggle


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)deviate, divert









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