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make-do, stopgap, makeshift
n. something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency
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jury-rigged, makeshift, improvised
adj. done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"
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provisionary, tentative, provisional, probationary
adj. under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon; "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"
emergency, unexpected
adj. made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency; "a forced landing"
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interim
adj. serving during an intermediate interval of time; "an interim agreement"
fugacious, short-lived, transitory, transient, passing, ephemeral
adj. lasting a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but it is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"
episodic
adj. limited in duration to a single episode; "an account concerned primarily with episodic events such as the succession of rulers"
fly-by-night
adj. ephemeral; "the symphony is no fly-by-night venture"
temporal
adj. not eternal; "temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt
terminable
adj. capable of being terminated after a designated time; "terminable employees"; "a terminable annuity"
guest, visiting
adj. staying temporarily: "a visiting foreigner"; "guest conductor"
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lasting, permanent
adj. continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"
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