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detour

noun alternate route, by-pass, by-passage, cirruitous route, deflection, departure, deviation, deviation from a direct course, digression, diversion, excursion, indirect path, loop, roundabout course, temporary route, wrong course
Associated concepts: detour from course of employment, frolic and detour

detour

verb aberrare, alter one's course, avoid, change direction, change the bearing, circuit, deflect, depart from, depart from one's course, deviate, deviate from a direct course, digress, divert, divert from its course, drift, encircle, excurse, go around, go out of one's way, go out of the path, go out of the way, go round about, make a circuit, meander, perrorm a circuit, ramble, sidestep, skirt, stray, swerve, take a circuitous route, take a roundabout course, take a tempooary route, take an alternate highway, take an alternate route, take an indirect way, turn aside, vary, veer
Associated concepts: detour from course of employment, frolick and detour
See also: avoidance, deter, deviation, digress, digression, evasion
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But, in time, I found myself bound for another detour.
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A detour route will be set up using South 32nd Street.