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Verb: digress  dI'gres or di'gres
  1. Lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
    "She always digresses when telling a story"; "Don't digress when you give a lecture";
    - stray, divagate, wander
     
  2. Wander from a direct or straight course
    - sidetrack, depart, straggle

Derived forms: digressed, digressing, digresses

Type of: deviate, divert, tell

Encyclopedia: Digress