Synonyms for Avocation:

n.

diversion. act (noun)
spare-time activity, by-line, sideline, hobby.
avocation (noun)
spare-time activity, by-line, sideline, hobby.

Other synonyms:

Other relevant words:
diversion, hobby.

Usage examples for avocation

  1. This person was a notorious trader in scandal, and he still pursues that avocation – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote