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tangential
used in Looking for Alaska

2 uses
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Definition
touching the current issue, but with minor or no relevance
  • She smoked and talked and ate for an hour without stopping, and I scribbled in my notebook as the muddy waters of tangents and cosines began to clarify.
    p. 52.2
  • Now, back to tangents." one hundred days before
    p. 52.5

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