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adjective as in makeshift

noun as in fill in

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There have been 61 QBs with multiple starts in freezing temps past 15 seasons.

Sleeping out in subzero temps isn’t as pleasant as sleeping in a bed, but it gives you the freedom to travel through deep wilderness in winter.

Tracking temps helps astronomers understand how the universe built huge structures, explains Chiang.

She was hired through a temp agency to unload shipping containers and remembers feeling unprepared to do the job.

Arctic ground squirrels can survive harsh winters with below-freezing temps by holing up for some eight months without eating.

That means that if they do hit 1,000 new temp workers, fewer than 150 will work full time.

It notes that of the 380 temp workers hired so far in Ohio, 50 had become full-time employees.

Despite roughly 20 job interviews, and a slew of job applications, he has landed only lower-paying work as a temp.

Actually, I work for a company that mostly employs temp workers, very few long-term employees.

Working in a call center in customer service for peanuts... as a temp.

It was cleansed out again in 1549 at the expense of the trade guilds, and twenty years after, temp.

Fuller somewhere in his "Church History" says, that anciently there were in England more sirs than knights; and so lately as temp.

Sally (in excited undertone): Auntie Temp, what do you think?

Henry VI, 281;French descent on south coast, 293;war with, temp.

The following are extracted from fragments of a book of entries, temp.


On this page you'll find 559 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to temp, such as: alternative, expedient, make-do, stopgap, substitute, and throwaway.

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