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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Composed, performed, or uttered on or as if on the spur of the moment.

Usage examples (10)
  • Adjective : an extemporaneous speech. ,extemporaneous lectures. ,extemporaneous actors
  • There is also a great deal in that self-possessed extemporaneousness which a man carries in his pocket on a sheet of paper.
  • "Then for the sake of the family, if you have no feeling for me, you ought at least to allow me overtime on that word extemporaneousness."
  • He read it: "Considerations concerning the alleged subterranean holophotal extemporaneousness of the conchyliaceous superimbrication of the Ornithorhyncus, as... for more
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