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 for leisure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Leisure \Lei"sure\ (l[=e]"zh[-u]r; 135), n. [OE. leisere,
     leiser, OF. leisir, F. loisir, orig., permission, fr. L.
     licere to be permitted. See License.]
     1. Freedom from occupation or business; vacant time; time
        free from employment.
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              The desire of leisure is much more natural than of
              business and care.                    --Sir W.
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     2. Time at one's command, free from engagement; convenient
        opportunity; hence, convenience; ease.
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              He sighed, and had no leisure more to say. --Dryden.
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     At leisure.
        (a) Free from occupation; not busy.
        (b) In a leisurely manner; at a convenient time.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Leisure \Lei"sure\, a.
     Unemployed; as, leisure hours.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: time available for ease and relaxation; "his job left him
           little leisure" [syn: leisure, leisure time]
      2: freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity; "he lacked
         the leisure for golf"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "leisure":
     at leisure, at liberty, at loose ends, available, disengaged, ease,
     fallow, free, free time, freedom, holiday, idle, inactive, jobless,
     leisured, liberty, lumpen, off, off duty, off work, open,
     opportunity, otiose, out of employ, out of harness, out of work,
     quiet, recreation, recreational, relaxation, relief, repose,
     respite, rest, resting, retired, semiretired, spare, spare time,
     time off, tranquillity, unemployable, unemployed, unencumbered,
     unhurriedly, unoccupied, vacation

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