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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Done or spoken without any preparation or practice.

Usage examples (26)
  • The speech teacher made the students give two extemporaneous speeches during the school year.
  • Adjective : an extemporaneous speech. ,extemporaneous lectures. ,extemporaneous actors
  • His former style is what we call extemporaneous, but we do not wish to convey the idea that he spoke without preparation.
  • Pigeons are still more useful in extemporaneous cooking than fowls, as, being smaller, they are sooner cooked. for more
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