Definition of Divagates

1. Verb. (third-person singular of divagate) ¹



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Definition of Divagates

1. divagate [v] - See also: divagate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Divagates

diurnule
diuron
diurons
diuturnal
diuturnity
div
diva
diva-ish
divable
divacancies
divacancy
divadom
divaesque
divagate
divagated
divagates (current term)
divagating
divagation
divagations
divaish
divalence
divalences
divalent
divalently
divalents
divalike
divalproex sodium
divan
divan bed
divanadium

Literary usage of Divagates

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1. Microbes and Men by Robert Tuttle Morris (1915)
"Sex divagates are the spars carrying racing sails of the emotions, or reactionary sails too close hauled for headway. The safety of sailing of any nation ..."

2. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1917)
"Here he divagates into a long controversy with the unfortunate perruque Auger: elsewhere into an almost totally irrelevant excursus on Lord Byron, Italy, ..."

3. Loci Critici: Passages Illustrative of Critical Theory and Practice from by George Saintsbury (1903)
"Nothing, therefore, can be more 1 Hazlitt divagates somewhat on this point. The most important passage in the divagation is given above. ..."

4. A Musical Motley by Ernest Newman (1919)
"... and then by the directest route from point to point; and the greater he is the less he fiddles and fumbles with his idea or divagates from it. ..."

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