Brummagem can either be an adjective describing something as cheap and showy or as a noun meaning something that is counterfeit or of inferior quality.
It wasn’t until Lynda went to sell her jewelry that she found out her ex-husband had bought her brummagem pieces that were worthless.
Sprattle can either be a noun meaning a scramble or struggle or be used as a verb meaning to scramble or struggle.
The terrified cat sprattled under the couch in an attempt to hide from the two dogs who were chasing her.
Grubstake is a verb meaning to provide with material assistance (as a loan) for launching an enterprise or for a person in difficult circumstances.
Charles’ own financial resources were depleted after decades of grubstaking money to his sister who was always coming up with one business idea after another.