di·gress (dī-grĕs, dĭ-)
intr.v. di·gressed, di·gress·ing, di·gress·es
To stray temporarily from the topic at hand, as in delivering a speech or engaging in a discussion. See Synonyms at swerve.
[Latin dīgredī, dīgress- : dī-, dis-, apart; see DIS- + gradī, to go; see ghredh- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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