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  Words related to ad-lib

Related / Similar Words: improvise, improvize, extemporize, extemporise, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff, unrehearsed, spontaneous, unwritten

 

Definition:
  • remark made spontaneously without prior preparation; "his ad-libs got him in trouble with the politicians";
  • perform without preparation; "he extemporized a speech at the wedding";
  • with little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit"; "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound offhanded and reassuring;
  • said or done without having been planned or written in advance; "he made a few ad-lib remarks";

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    Derivational Morphology: improvise, improvize, extemporize, extemporise, extemporization, extemporisation, improvisation, temporary expedient

     

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