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makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
espionage - spying
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
intrepid - fearless
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly