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What is the noun for dalliance?

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  1. Playful flirtation; amorous play. [from 14th c.]
  2. A wasting of time in idleness or trifles. [from 16th c.]
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  4. Examples:
    1. “The cheeky comedian admitted that he had a naughty dalliance with the Prince's bride to be.”
      “I thought a man in your position would have understood, as seemed clear to me, that this was simply an enjoyable dalliance rather than the precursor of something, indeed of anything, deeper.”
      “Those seeking enlightenment were lured to waste their time in dalliance with ideas that did little more than divert attention from the deeper structural causes of the crisis.”
  1. Several wraps of rope around the saddle horn, used to stop animals in roping.
  1. Obsolete form of dalliance.
  1. plural of dalliaunce
  1. plural of dalliance
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  3. Examples:
    1. “After dalliances with both superpowers, the president the country into economic isolation.”
      “I don't think there was any problem in drawing Kirk out about any of his dalliances, his affairs.”
      “His personal life has pretty much overshadowed his music in recent years as dalliances with alcohol and drugs led to a stay in The Priory clinic.”
  1. plural of dally
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