makeshift

make"shift`

(mk"shft`), n. That with which one makes shift; a temporary expedient, with implication of inferiority to the more usual object or means. James Mill.
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I am not a model clergyman, only a decent makeshift.
G. Eliot.
[1913 Webster]

make"up`

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make"-up`

(mk"p`), n. 1. 1. The way in which the parts of anything are put together.
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The unthinking masses are necessarily teleological in their mental make-up.
L. F. Ward.
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2. The constituent parts of anything; as, the makeup of the new congress was predominantly conservative.
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3. Cosmetics applied to the face, such as lipstick, facial power, or eye shadow.
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4. The aggregate of cosmetics and costume worn by an actor.
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5. The effect or appearance of the wearing of makeup (in senses 3 or 4); often, the way in which an actor is dressed, painted, etc., in personating a character; as, her makeup was very realistic.
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6. An action that is taken to fulfill a requirement not accomplished at the expected time, such as a make-up examination; as, the student took his make-up on Saturday.
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7. (Printing) The appearance of a page of a publication, specifically the type style of the text and the spatial arrangement of the text, illustrations, advertising material etc., on the page.
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8. (Printing) The art or process of arranging the portions of a printed publication on the pages for esthetic reasons or for optimal effect on the reader.
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