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diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
injurious - harmful; causing injury
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux