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I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v., informal, extemporize, improvise. See unpreparedness.
II
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. improvise, extemporize, make up; see invent 1 .
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb To compose or recite without preparation: extemporize, fake, improvise, make up. Idiom: wing it. See PLANNED, PREPARED. II noun Something improvised: extemporization, impromptu, improvisation. See PLANNED, PREPARED. III adjective Spoken, performed, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought: extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, improvised, offhand, snap, spur-of-the-moment, unrehearsed. Informal: off-the-cuff. See PREPARED.

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