makeshift

[ meyk-shift ]SEE DEFINITION OF makeshift

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"A makeshift budget" was introduced by Mr. Disraeli and passed.

It was a makeshift barometer, the advertising gift of a yeast company.

It was a slovenly word, a makeshift for the hard broom of clean thought.

And Merrie England swarms with makeshift folk and breakdowns.

Those visits, between 1889 and 1905 were only occasional, a makeshift.

A cave or a rough shelter of boughs was a makeshift for a home.

A call from another of the makeshift tables claimed his attention.

Because in that case there would have been no real redemption, but only a makeshift.

Of 10,000 beaten men and nothing better than makeshift apparatus?

The use of pellets instead of darts is probably an Indian makeshift.

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