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 for divagation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Divagation \Di`va*ga"tion\, n. [L. divagari to wander about; di-
     = dis- + vagari to stroll about: cf. F. divagation. See
     Vagary.]
     A wandering about or going astray; digression.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Let us be set down at Queen's Crawley without further
           divagation.                              --Thackeray.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  divagation
      n 1: a message that departs from the main subject [syn:
           digression, aside, excursus, divagation,
           parenthesis]
      2: a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a
         diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into
         irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal" [syn:
         diversion, deviation, digression, deflection,
         deflexion, divagation]

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