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They told me to forget the script because I was going to have to ad-lib everything.

But the prince also proved he could warm up the weather with a clever ad lib.

Now Guttentag encourages us to forget about the script and ad lib the scene.

I had a brilliant ad lib as I came to: “I think I passed out.”

It consisted of a monologue delivered by the poisonous young woman to the macaw, occasionally varied by ad lib.

This goes on ad lib., and we were soothed to sleep by those wild yells.

Even here, in an embarrassing situation calling for lines spoken ad lib.

Well, you look here, my bloke: I'll have fizz ad lib., or it won't wash.

"I needed a job awful bad," I answered sullenly, knowing it sounded like an ad lib.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ad-lib, such as: extemporize, extemporized, impromptu, improvise, improvised, and according to pleasure.

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