Nouns (6)

divagation, parenthesis, excursus, aside, digression
n. a message that departs from the main subject
n. a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage

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Adverbs (11)

adv. on or to one side; "step aside"; "stood aside to let him pass"; "threw the book aside"; "put her sewing aside when he entered"
set to one side, on one side, by, apart, aside
adv. "She put her sewing by when he entered"
by, away, aside
adv. in reserve; not for immediate use; "started setting aside money to buy a car"; "put something by for her old age"; "has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day"
apart, aside
adv. placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose; "had a feeling of being set apart"; "quality sets it apart"; "a day set aside for relaxing"

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Fuzzynyms (18)

ambage, periphrasis, circumlocution
n. a style that involves indirect ways of expressing things
n. useless repetition; "to say that something is `adequate enough' is a tautology"
only, alone, solely, exclusively, entirely
adv. without any others being included or involved; "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"
adv. in an aloof manner; "the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough"
adv. on your own; without outside help; "the children worked on the project independently"
adv. one from the other; "people can't tell the twins apart"
on an individual basis, one by one, severally, singly, separately, individually
adv. apart from others; "taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square"; "the fine points are treated singly"

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