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makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
perpetual - everlasting
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme