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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Accordingly, as part of the jury-rigging to gain support for passage, many in Congress are pushing what amounts to corporate welfare to pay employers not to damp retirees into the new public entitlement.
In fact, prospective readers of Net Attitude are advised to skip directly to these instead of lingering on earlier chapters, which offer little more than slogans and disturbing glimpses into Patrick's life of Internet-enabled picture frames, online light-bulb forums, "pepper-ball" filling and jury-rigging hotel telephone lines for low-speed email access.
It is especially good at teasing out subtly shaded threads within a red cloth, and at identifying the ways in which the left continually reinvented itself to meet new challenges, constantly "fabricating" the past to "save appearances" -- in short, jury-rigging a vision of history in response to an evolving present.