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digress
used in Persuasion

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Definition
wander from a direct or straight course — typically verbally
  • ...and then it was, just before they parted, that the two young aunts were able so far to digress from their nephew's state, as to give the information of Captain Wentworth's visit;
    Chapter 7 (13% in)
digress = change the subject of conversation
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