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synonyms for ad lib

  • offhand
  • spontaneous
  • unscripted
  • ad-lib
  • fake
  • dashed off
  • extemporaneous
  • extempore
  • extemporized
  • faked
  • improv
  • improviso
  • off the cuff
  • played by ear
  • shot from the hip
  • spur-of-the-moment
  • thrown off
  • tossed off
  • unpremeditated
  • unprepared
  • unstudied
  • vamped
  • whipped up
  • winged
  • ad-lib
  • impromptu
  • spontaneity
  • ad-libbing
  • winging it

antonyms for ad lib

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  • deliberate
  • planned
  • designed
  • planned
  • rehearsed
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                      How to use ad lib in a sentence

                      "I supposed you 'adn't, as 'e ain't 'ere, with yer ma," replied the young person.
                      ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
                      Postrem quid nobis effectum hactenus, seu potis quid attentatum sit ad diuinam gloriam.
                      THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
                      Cert ante hoc tempus vix vnquam Gallis vacatum fuit conuertdis incolarum ad Christum animis.
                      THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
                      I don't blame him for killin' the cuss, not a bit; I'd have shot any man livin' that 'ad taken a good horse o' mine up that trail.
                      RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
                      In hoc Isthmo portus regalis est, vbi nunc degimus, ad gradum latitudinis quadragesimum quartum cum besse.
                      THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
                      Extrem nihilominus vnctionem, ad qu paratus erat, non denegaui.
                      THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
                      Id suademus, vt infantes ad nos lustrandi afferantur, quod etiam Dei beneficio iam cœpit fieri.
                      THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
                      Paruerunt illi, atq ad nos depositum triduo pst, hoc est semianim detulerunt.
                      THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
                      Said he 'ad reason t' believe you was some'ers between Lost River an' the Stone, an' you was t' be captured without fail.
                      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
                      Pater Biardus adiit ad afflictum puelli parentem, rogauitque an ipso volente moribundum infantem Baptismo esset lustraturus.
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                      WORDS RELATED TO AD LIB

                      • ad lib
                      • batch
                      • brew
                      • compound
                      • contrive
                      • cook up
                      • create
                      • design
                      • devise
                      • discover
                      • dream up
                      • envisage
                      • envision
                      • fabricate
                      • frame
                      • hatch
                      • invent
                      • make up
                      • mature
                      • originate
                      • plan
                      • plot
                      • prefab
                      • prepare
                      • project
                      • scheme
                      • slap together
                      • throw together
                      • vamp
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