diva gating

divagate

[dahy-vuh-geyt]
verb (used without object), divagated, divagating.
1.
to wander; stray.
2.
to digress in speech.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin dīvagātus (past participle of dīvagārī to wander off), equivalent to dī- di-2 + vag- (stem of vagārī to wander) + -ātus -ate1

divagation, noun
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divagate (ˈdaɪvəˌɡeɪt)
 
vb
rare (intr) to digress or wander
 
[C16: from Latin di-² + vagārī to wander]
 
diva'gation
 
n

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