divertisement


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divertisement

(dɪˈvɜːtɪzmənt)
n
archaic diversion; entertainment
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The use of such a collection is not for divertisement and wonder, and gazing .
The biggest cheer went to the six Mandolin dancers in their silly red and blue raggle-taggle costumes who performed a divertisement of breakdancing, choreographed especially for them by BRB's assistant director Desmond Kelly.
How else can one explain the mass psychosis that gripped the nation this week as Celebrity Big Brother, a programme hitherto confined to providing cheap-as-chips divertisement for undiscriminating couch potatoes, was suddenly propelled to the top of the domestic political agenda and manufactured into a cause cAlAbre on the sub-Continent?