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makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.