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Friday, December 03, 2010

Definitions for divagate

  1. To wander; stray.
  2. To digress in speech.

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Citations for divagate
But, vague vagabond, you will seem to divagate, while in reality you will keep both eyes open and your ears pricked. Umberto Eco, William Weaver, The Island of the Day Before
This tendency to explore, to divagate, means that I sometimes take a long time to get where I intended to go. Eric Kraft, At home with the Glynns
Origin of divagate
1590-1600
The Latin roots of divagate are di-, "two," and vagare, "to wander."