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makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
abjure - renounce upon oath
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage