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[n] something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
[adj] done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"

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\Make"shift`\, n. That with which one makes shift; a temporary expedient. --James Mill. I am not a model clergyman, only a decent makeshift. --G. Eliot.

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