Deviate and Digress


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Deviate verb – To change one's course or direction.
Digress is a synonym for deviate in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Digress" instead a verb "Deviate", when it comes to topics like approach, vary, differ, diverge. popular alternative
Nearby Words: deviation, deviant, deviating, deviance
Synonyms for Deviate


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Digress verb – Wander from a direct or straight course.
Deviate is a synonym for digress in activity topic. You can use "Deviate" instead a verb "Digress", if it concerns topics such as approach, direction, vary, wander. popular alternative
Nearby Words: digression, digressive, digressing
Synonyms for Digress
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