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makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly