GRE Word List


a usually crude and temporary expedient : substitute

The meaning of the word makeshift is a usually crude and temporary expedient : substitute.

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epochan event or a time marked by an event that begins a new period or development
tiradea protracted speech usually marked by intemperate, vituperative, or harshly censorious language
memorialserving to preserve remembrance : commemorative
grandiosecharacterized by affectation of grandeur or splendor or by absurd exaggeration
annotateto make or furnish critical or explanatory notes or comment
cliquea narrow exclusive circle or group of persons
impartto give, convey, or grant from or as if from a store
enigmasomething hard to understand or explain
idlenot occupied or employed: such as
infernalof or relating to a nether world of the dead