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tangential -- as in: tangential to our discussion
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Ulysses
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  • Though that halfbaked Lyons ran off at a tangent in his impetuosity to get left.
  • What sound accompanied the union of their tangent, the disunion of their (respectively) centrifugal and centripetal hands?

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  • We didn’t learn a lot, but her tangential remarks were entertaining.
  • An outline helps a speaker avoid omissions and tangential excursions.

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