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makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
luxuriate - take pleasure in great comfort