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makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)