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digress
used in Gulliver's Travels

2 uses
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Definition
wander from a direct or straight course — typically verbally
  • To return from this digression.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (80% in)
digression = instance of getting off 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.)
  • To return from this digression.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (25% in)

There are no more uses of "digress" in Gulliver's Travels.

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