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stopgap

Noun1.stopgap - something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
Synonyms: makeshift
action, ad hoc, ad hoc measure, ad lib, ad libitum, ad-lib, ad-libbing, alternate, alternative, answer, arrangement, artifice, backup, band-aid, bung, check valve, cock, contrivance, cork, counterfeit, countermove, coup, course of action, demarche, dernier ressort, device, dodge, dummy, effort, emergency, equivalent, ersatz, expediency, expedient, extemporaneous, extemporaneousness, extemporariness, extemporary, extempore, extemporization, fake, faucet, gimmick, imitation, impromptu, improvisation, improvisational, improvisatorial, improvise, improvised, improvision, improviso, jury-rig, jury-rigged, jury-rigged expedient, last expedient, last resort, last shift, lid, makeshift, makeshifty, maneuver, means, measure, mock, move, off-the-cuff, offhand, peg, phony, pin, pinch, pis aller, playing by ear, plug, pro tempore, provisional, proxy, recourse, refuge, reserve, resort, resource, rough-and-ready, rough-and-tumble, sea cock, secondary, shake-up, shift, solution, spare, spigot, spike, spile, spill, step, stop, stopper, stopple, stratagem, stroke, stroke of policy, substitute, tactic, tap, temporary, temporary arrangement, temporary expedient, temporary measure, tentative, token, trick, trump, unrehearsed, utility, valve, vicarious, working hypothesis, working proposition
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stop dead
Stop motion
stop number
Stop order
stop over
stop payment
Stop plank
stop press
stop up
Stop valve
Stop watch
Stop-gap
stop-loss order
Stopcock
Stope
Stopes
-- stopgap --
Stoping
Stopless
stoplight
stopo watch
Stopover
stoppable
Stoppage
Stoppage in transitu
Stoppard
Stopped
stopped up
stopped-up
Stopper
Stopper bolt
stopper knot
stoppered
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