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tangential -- as in: tangential to our discussion
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Dune
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  • The tangential slash of her question shocked his mind into a higher awareness: Sand through a screen, he nodded.
  • "There are several tangential possibilities," Piter said.

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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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