excur


excur
a) To digress.
b) To pass beyond limits; to go to or towards an extreme.

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  • Excur — Ex*cur v. i. [L. excurrere. See {Excurrent}.] To run out or forth; to extend. [Obs.] Harvey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • excursionise — excurˈsionize or excurˈsionise intransitive verb (rare) To go on an excursion • • • Main Entry: ↑excursion …   Useful english dictionary

  • excursiveness — excurˈsiveness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑excursion …   Useful english dictionary

  • alarums and excursions — alar′ums and excur′sions n. pl. noisy, frantic, or disorganized activities • Etymology: 1585–95 …   From formal English to slang