jury-rigging

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jury-rigging

verb accompany, adjudgment body, agree, alternative, arbiters, arbitrators, array, assessors, be in time, body of jurors, coexist, coextend, coincide, concur, contemporize, co-occur, determiners, emergency, fixing a jury, go along with, go hand in hand, improvised, isochronize, judges of the facts, keep in, keep pace with, keep time, makeshift, match, panel, provisional, put or be in phase, reviewers of fact, step, stop-gap, substitute, succedaneous, sync, synchronize, temporary, time, tribunal, triers of fact
Associated concepts: mistrial, peremptory challenges
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They hobble already lame verbs with qualifiers, hoping to jury rig a passable substitute.
It added: "He built a jury rig [makeshift repairs] and hand-steered his yacht to within 30 miles of his fellow competitor in order to be on site to assist with the rescue if required."
The boat will not be able to undergo repairs until it reaches the South American coast and skipper Lawrie Smith said: "We currently intend to sail under jury rig to Ushuia (just inside Cape Horn), pick up diesel and motor north, perhaps all the way to Sao Sebastiao, to set up the new rig."