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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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fractioustending to be troublesome : unruly
tightwada close or miserly person
ratifyto approve and sanction formally : confirm
factotuma person having many diverse activities or responsibilities
defunctno longer living, existing, or functioning
fussyeasily upset : irritable
commiserateto feel or express sympathy : condole
chameleonany of a family (Chamaeleontidae) of chiefly arboreal (see arboreal