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digress
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
wander from a direct or straight course — typically verbally
  • In one word, Queequeg, said I, rather digressively; hell is an idea first born on an undigested apple-dumpling; and since then perpetuated through the hereditary dyspepsias nurtured by Ramadans.
    Chapters 16-18 — The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (81% in)

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