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extemporaneous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Extemporaneous  \Ex*tem`po*ra"ne*ous\,  a.  [See  {Extempore}.] 
  Composed,  performed,  or  uttered  on  the  spur  of  the  moment,  or 
  without  previous  study;  unpremeditated;  off-hand;  extempore; 
  extemporary;  as  an  extemporaneous  address  or  production.  -- 
  {Ex*tem`po*ra"ne*ous*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Ex*tem`po*ra"ne*ous*ness},n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  extemporaneous 
  adj  :  with  little  or  no  preparation  or  forethought;  "his  ad-lib 
  comments  showed  poor  judgment";  "an  extemporaneous 
  piano  recital";  "an  extemporary  lecture";  "an  extempore 
  skit";  "offhand  excuses";  "trying  to  sound  offhanded 
  and  reassuring";  "an  off-the-cuff  toast";  "a  few 
  unrehearsed  comments"  [syn:  {ad-lib},  {extemporary},  {extempore}, 
  {offhand},  {offhanded},  {off-the-cuff},  {unrehearsed}] 




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