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synonyms for jury-rigged

  • ad-hoc
  • cheaply done
  • cheaply made
  • crude but effective
  • improvised
  • makeshift
  • of inferior quality
  • off-the-cuff
  • offhand
  • spur-of-the moment
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How to use jury-rigged in a sentence

In 1883 she served with many distinguished artists on the art jury of the International Exhibition at Amsterdam.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Only I happened to have the radio set, and—and everything is rigged right for my idea to work out.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Seven months later Captain Preston and other soldiers implicated in the riot were tried before a Boston jury.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
Governor S—— was a splendid lawyer, and could talk a jury out of their seven senses.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Under these circumstances, the learned counsel called on the jury to reduce the damages to a shrimp.
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That was just rigged up to send us to Jack Carlson to ask that he get us out of town in a hurry.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The jury handed down the verdict that the parsons were entitled to their back pay but awarded damages of one penny to each parson.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Chet and Lance had 122 a pair of automobile searchlights rigged forward on their own boat.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Whether a description is clear, exact and sufficient is a question for the jury whenever it is a matter of legal contention.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The chain communicated with a powerful crane rigged up on the foremast, and was wrought by a steam windlass on deck.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO JURY-RIGGED

  • ad-hoc
  • cheaply done
  • cheaply made
  • crude but effective
  • improvised
  • jury-rigged
  • makeshift
  • of inferior quality
  • off-the-cuff
  • offhand
  • spur-of-the moment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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