makeshift


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Synonyms for makeshift

Synonyms for makeshift

something used temporarily or reluctantly when other means are not available

Synonyms for makeshift

something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency

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done or made using whatever is available

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During the monsoon season, the children often miss their school as the water level in the river increases making it impossible to cross it on a makeshift boat.
Majority makeshift vendors on the footpaths are experiencing large number of buyers, mainly of the lower-and middle-income-group to purchase Azadi related items.
They were arrested in the early morning hours after drug squad officers carried out a search of their home, between 8.45pm Sunday and 1am Monday, and found 15 cannabis plants, 14 of which in four makeshift greenhouses.
Children at the school in Senamfledon hold classes in a makeshift shelter, where pupils from Grades 1 to 4 are cramped together on school days.
But Jonathan Barnett said: "There will be no makeshift deals to get him out the club.
The newly-constructed building-2 of the central jail was declared the makeshift court as per the sub-section 2 of section 9 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
The local people said that children, women, patients and elderly people faced great difficulty to pass through the narrow makeshift bridge.
A fire at a kitchen market in Dhaka destroyed almost 150 makeshift stores on Saturday, two days after another blaze in the Bangladeshi capital killed 25 people.
Various citizens, including Muhammad Hanif, Aslam Butt, Nighat Begum, and several others, highlighted that seasonal vegetables, like radish, carrot, cauliflower, turnip, brinjal and green chilli were unavailable at the weekly makeshift market.
In this part two of our forum, the Inquirer interviewed other singers and musicians, who reminisced about some of their most unforgettable experiences going from one doorstep to another-with makeshift instruments in tow-in hopes of chancing upon a household that wouldn't drive them away before they could even sing a single word.
They set their makeshift stalls in Aabpara market, G-9 Markaz and weekly bazaars of Capital Development Authority (CDA).
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT - Five Filipino fishermen were rescued by the non-commissioned dry cargo ship Wally Schirra while conducting a routine mission in the South China Sea on Monday after the crew spotted a makeshift vessel.
A group of foreign journalists touring Syria's areas undergoing postwar reconstruction asked Russian military officials to let them see the makeshift drones terrorist use for attacks on Humeimim.
ISLAMABAD:As Azadi festivities get momentum, Sale at the footpath stalls has reached its peak all across the country as the low-income people are crowding makeshift footpath shops for buying things at cheaper rates.