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used in Lord of the Flies

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digressing (departing from the main point)


proceeding to a conclusion by reason rather than intuition; e.g., a discursive essay
  • The assembly shredded away and became a discursive and random scatter from the palms to the water and away along the beach, beyond night-sight.
    p. 92.1
discursive = wandering

(editor's note:  This is an unusual sense of discursive which is typically used to describe types of communication.)
There are no more uses of "discursive" in Lord of the Flies.

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