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digress
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
wander from a direct or straight course — typically verbally
  • After this digression he proceeded — "I remained in the balcony."
    Chapter 15 (28% in)
digression = wandering away from the main topic

(editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
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