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makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
crevice - crack; fissure
preeminent - outstanding; superior
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
compulsive - resulting from compulsion