Adjective(1) with little or no preparation or forethought
(1) His delivery is so smooth that it appears extemporaneous , but his analyses and the provocative bombs he drops hit with such precision that he played this tune before.(2) I wonder why I never went into improv or extemporaneous speaking.(3) This paper is based on the transcript of a largely extemporaneous keynote address given at the Web-Wise 2002 Conference at Johns Hopkins University.(4) When pressed for some favorite locations, Murdoch begins a long litany that is both incredibly informed and casually extemporaneous .(5) Does it happen in extemporaneous speech as well as in reading?(6) And more broadly, very few people can be relied on being constantly elegant, or even constantly grammatically correct, in extended extemporaneous commentary.(7) The clergy kept the crowd interested with holiday stories and a brief, extemporaneous worship service.(8) Where common knowledge is extensive and scripting slight, there is deep improvisation; as in a rare, lively and extemporaneous debate in a social studies classroom.(9) The ‘facts’ in this matter are that Clark made an extemporaneous statement on television that has been widely interpreted incorrectly.(10) Articulate, educated, intelligent readers of mine: Are all your extemporaneous jokes marvels of perfect word choice?(11) I particularly like the more extemporaneous remarks that he made afterwards.(12) The former calypso monarch is widely regarded as a superb showman, one of the best at extemporaneous renditions while onstage.(13) In the old days, legislators delivered long-winded, convoluted, extemporaneous speeches from the floor.(14) The manuscript should resemble an extemporaneous speech with short, relatively simple sentences and paragraphs, personal pronouns and occasional colloquialisms.(15) He departed from traditional European norms by privileging the extemporaneous sermon over the scripted delivery.(16) It was an extemporaneous act with a lot of free association and politics.
1. ad-lib ::
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5. offhand ::
6. off-the-cuff ::
7. unrehearsed ::
8. extemporary ::
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