The obscure word of the week is divagate

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThis week’s obscure English word is divagate.

It means to stray or digress, and is a sixteenth century word derived from the Latin, divagari or divagat, meaning to wander.

Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word.

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3 thoughts on “The obscure word of the week is divagate

  1. Divagate? The first thing that popped into mind was a comparison with Watergate. Then, of course, the mind wandered to just exactly what sort of incident a “Divagate” might be. So…

    “The opera diva, when pressed by reporters, sought to divagate from the hushed-up incident with the tenor in her dressing room.”

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