1. 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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How To Use jury-rigged In A Sentence

  • Darwin understood that the most convincing evidence for evolution was in the imperfection of nature and the jury-rigged structure of adaptation.
  • If I was writing a story set in ancient Rome, and I used anachronistic terms like "jailbait" or "jury-rigged", I'd get roasted for being sloppy, and rightly so. Giffen on Continuity | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources
  • All patched up and jury-rigged and decaying while you watch. The Stainless Steel Rat Returns – Chapter 3 « Official Harry Harrison News Blog
  • At once monumental and fragile, it brought to mind the jury-rigged shacks constructed from cast-off materials found in every township or slum area.
  • Reynolds, in particular, makes use of this jury-rigged stringer system to alert his readers to articles that would otherwise go unnoticed.
  • Then, with a jury-rigged boat, she slowly made her way to the French owned Kerguelan Islands which were 1200 miles to the west and 2500 miles southwest of The Cape of Good Hope.
  • You look at them anatomically, and they're a hodgepodge of little quirks and jury-rigged adaptations that work.
  • At best, jury-rigged silencers are nearly worthless. At worst, they can particially block the gun barrel causing it to overpressure and explode.
  • But no football club in the land can really be expected to survive long-term at a jury-rigged stadium with a couple of temporary stands squeezed into the corner and supporters separated from the action by the width of a running track.
  • He is closing on the last remaining competitor who, in panic, redoubles his efforts to coax his own damaged, worn out and jury-rigged boat faster, causing it to break up entirely and sink.
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