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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To speak or perform without preparation or practice. To improvise a speech.

Usage examples (35)
  • The speaker had to extemporize when she was asked a surprise question.
  • Verb (used without object) : He can extemporize on any of a number of subjects
  • You could extemporize on that for a few paragraphs, easy-peasy.
  • To extemporize a social system, a new humanity, or at least a new for more
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