Etymology
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divagate (v.)

"wander about, stray from place to place," 1590s, from Latin divagatus, past participle of divagari "to wander about," from assimilated form of dis- "apart, in different directions" (see dis-) + vagari "to wander, ramble," from vagus "strolling, wandering, rambling," figuratively "vacillating, uncertain," a word of unknown origin. Related: Divagated; divagating.

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Definitions of divagate

divagate (v.)
lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking;
Synonyms: digress / stray / wander
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