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diversion
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Candide
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  • He fell into a deep melancholy, and neither went to see the opera, nor any of the other diversions of the Carnival; nay, he was proof against the temptations of all the ladies.

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  • The attack on the capital was actually a diversion to draw troops away from the port city.
  • And I’d bet my broomstick he let that troll in, to make a diversion!
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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