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::: diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
::: glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
::: pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
::: foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
::: insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
::: gratuity - tip
::: patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
::: cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: botch - mismanage; blow