Part of speech:
Descriptive of an object or measurement that has deviated or been knocked, momentarily and sharply, from the more dominant, normal or expected course or trajectory to which it either has or is expected to return in the longer term.
Turning away from what is right, true, etc.
Differing from another:
Of, given to, characterized by, or having the nature of digression.
Using or containing parentheses.
Evilly cunning or subtle; treacherous
Making contact at a single point or along a line; touching but not intersecting.
Having or marked by repeated turns or bends; winding or twisting:
The quality or state of being circuitous; devious procedure; indirection
A roundabout way; deviation from a direct way
A deviant; esp., one whose sexual behavior is deviant
(Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
(Mathematics) The property or manner of failing to approach a limit, such as a point, line, or value.
The quality or condition of being sinuous.
The quality or condition of being tortuous; twistedness or crookedness.
To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
Differ is defined as to be unlike or to disagree.
To diverge at a wide angle; spread apart.
To move without a destination or purpose; wander:
To change so as to be; become:
(Intransitive) To go somewhere indirectly or at varying speeds; to move in a curved path.
To move unsteadily; weave.
To turn aside.
To vary, as from a regular course; deviate:
To warp is to distort something.
To go to a destination in a casual way or by an indirect route; idle; stroll
To swerve is to change directions suddenly or to cause to change directions suddenly.
To delay or block the progress of deliberately:
The definition of sheer is to make a sudden and sharp turn.
To move aimlessly and idly without fixed direction:
(Law) To cease to be available as a result of expiration, disuse, or impossibility. Used of a right or privilege.
To vary from or oscillate randomly about a fixed setting, position, or mode of operation.
Digress is defined as to go off topic when speaking or writing.
To cause to go by way of a detour
Deflect is defined as to cause something to change direction, or to deter someone from his/her intended purpose.
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
To wander or drift about.
To move suddenly as when startled; jump; start; recoil
To turn on or as if on a pivot
To turn away:
To be similar in form or pattern:
To keep up in a race or contest:
To go on with; carry on; keep up; persist in
To be of a different opinion; disagree:
Approach means to move close to something.
To indicate or mark the errors in:
Away from a main road or course; distant or removed.
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