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The party was full and I found a sofa near a makeshift bar in the corner.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She walked for two days before settling into a makeshift camp.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Earlier this week she pleaded with ISIS to uphold the verdict of a makeshift Sharia court, which ruled that he was not a spy.
To rally the crowd, Bennett sang on a makeshift stage constructed out of dozens of empty coffins.Tony Bennett’s Nazi Hunting Past Is Just One Reason He’s the Greatest Living American|Asawin Suebsaeng|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A boiling brew is scooped into makeshift bowls—hollowed out coconut halves.Bye Bye Latté, Hello Guayusa: Why The Amazon Holds the Secret to a Cleaner, Healthier Caffeine|Brandon Presser|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It filled me with bitterness to think that such a makeshift spectacle could amuse anyone.A Son of the Middle Border|Hamlin Garland
Rand bent over his makeshift map again, marking in the names of the cities where he intended to refuel while in flight.Helen in the Editor's Chair|Ruthe S. Wheeler
A member of the ——th battalion was fast asleep in his makeshift of a dug-out the night the Germans entered our lines.Over the Top With the Third Australian Division|G. P. Cuttriss
He painted with such ease that he set small store on the talent: it was only a makeshift for advancement.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 4 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
He squatted down and dug at the ground with the makeshift arrow point.The World That Couldn't Be|Clifford Donald Simak