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makeshift

make´shift`   Pronunciation: māk´shĭft`
n.1.That with which one makes shift; a temporary expedient, with implication of inferiority to the more usual object or means.
I am not a model clergyman, only a decent makeshift.
- G. Eliot.
Noun1.makeshift - something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
Synonyms: stopgap
Adj.1.makeshift - 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"
action, ad hoc, ad hoc measure, ad lib, ad libitum, ad-lib, ad-libbing, adulterated, alternative, analogy, answer, arrangement, artifice, backup, band-aid, blemished, caught napping, caught off balance, caught short, change, changeling, comparison, contrivance, copy, counterfeit, countermove, coup, course of action, damaged, defective, deficient, demarche, dernier ressort, device, dodge, double, dummy, effort, emergency, equal, equivalent, erroneous, ersatz, exchange, expediency, extemporaneous, extemporaneousness, extemporariness, extemporary, extempore, extemporization, extemporized, fake, fallible, faulty, fill-in, found wanting, ghost, ghostwriter, gimmick, haphazard, hasty, imitation, immature, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, impromptu, improvisation, improvisational, improvisatorial, improvise, improvised, improvision, improviso, impure, inaccurate, inadequate, incomplete, inexact, jury-rig, jury-rigged, jury-rigged expedient, lacking, last expedient, last resort, last shift, locum tenens, makeshifty, maneuver, means, measure, mediocre, metaphor, metonymy, mixed, mock, move, next best thing, not perfect, off, off-the-cuff, offhand, partial, patchy, personnel, phony, pinch, pinch hitter, pis aller, playing by ear, precipitate, pro tempore, provisional, recourse, refuge, relief, replacement, representative, reserve, reserves, resort, resource, ringer, rough-and-ready, second string, secondary, shake-up, shift, short, sign, sketchy, slapdash, snap, solution, spare, spares, stand-in, step, stopgap, stratagem, stroke, stroke of policy, sub, substituent, substitute, substitution, succedaneum, superseder, supplanter, surprised, surrogate, symbol, synecdoche, tactic, taken aback, taken by surprise, taken unawares, temporary, temporary arrangement, temporary expedient, temporary measure, tentative, third string, token, trick, tripped up, trump, unarranged, unbegun, unconcocted, uncontrived, undeliberated, undeveloped, undevised, uneven, unfinished, unhatched, unmade, unmanufactured, unorganized, unperfected, unplanned, unpremeditated, unprepared, unprimed, unready, unrehearsed, unsound, unstudied, unthorough, utility, utility player, vicar, vicarious, vice-president, vice-regent, wanting, working hypothesis, working proposition
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