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diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)