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diversion
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
a distraction from something more important

or:

an amusement as a distraction from serious or tedious concerns
  • But she restrained herself and she found that twisting Yankee men around her finger was no more difficult than that same diversion had been with Southern men.
    4.38 (36% in)
  • He was as proficient as any of the other young men in the usual County diversions, hunting, gambling, dancing and politics, and was the best rider of them all; but he differed from all the rest in that these pleasant activities were not the end and aim of life to him.
    1.2 (26% in)
  • I have so few diversions here.
    4.34 (95% in)
  • Only this was no diversion but a grim business.
    4.38 (36% in)

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