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diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity