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Word of the Day 07/17/17 Divagate

Divagate (verb)
divagate [dahy-vuh-geyt]


verb (used without object), divagated, divagating.
1. to wander; stray.
2. to digress in speech.

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

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