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digress

verb aberrare, alter course, be diffuse, branch out, change direction, depart, detour, deviate, divaricate, diverge, divert, drift, expatiate, fly off at a tangent, go astray, meander, ramble, rove, shift, sidestep, sidetrack, skirt, stray, swerve, turn, veer, wander
See also: depart, detour, deviate, differ, vary
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Anyway, I am digressing from the digression I digressed from earlier, so back to the point.
He read the same sentence three times then digressed on to politics AUDIENCE MEMBER DESCRIBES ACTOR'S STRANGE OUTBURST
His enthusiasm over the course of two hours was contagious, flipping from subject to subject erratically yet somehow always managing to end up where he had digressed from 20 minutes earlier.