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Sample sentences for the GRE study word digression

digression can be used as a noun

1.This and this only is back of every human digression from indiscretion to murder. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
2.Here a short digression becomes necessary. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3.But this is mere digression from my purpose. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.example my digression by some mighty precedent. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.though we may also defend our digression by his example Theaet.. - from The Republic by Plato
6.The more you and I converse, the better for while I cannot blight you, you may refresh me." After this digression he proceeded-. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7.I think that the digression of my thoughts must have done me good, for when I got back to bed I found a lethargy creeping over me. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
8.we come upon a digression treating of the weight of water this has here been omitted. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
9.Waste not a day in vain digression With resolute, courageous trust Seize every possible impression, And make it firmly your possession You'll then work on, because you must. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
10.His head has no such decided digressions from the normal as the round head of the Alimentive or the kite-shaped head of the Thoracic. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
11.The remainder of the work is filled up with digressions foreign to the main subject, and with discussions about the education of the guardians. - from The Republic by Plato

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