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Kennedy realizes he’s got to go on television and preempt Wallace, and he does so and gives a largely extemporaneous speech, in which he elevates the civil rights movement to a moral issue.
WHAT THESE 3 LONGSTANDING JFK MYTHS REVEAL ABOUT AMERICAOLIVIA B. WAXMANAPRIL 26, 2022TIME
His voicemails sometimes went on for several minutes in flawless extemporaneous prose.
E.O. WILSON SAW THE WORLD IN A WHOLLY NEW WAY - ISSUE 112: INSPIRATIONDAVID SLOAN WILSONJANUARY 5, 2022NAUTILUS
He must possess native talent, a clear insight of human character, agreeable address, extemporaneous powers of speech.
REFLECTIONS ON THE OPERATION OF THE PRESENT SYSTEM OF EDUCATION, 1853CHRISTOPHER C. ANDREWS
Inn-yards, houses without roofs, and extemporaneous enclosures at country fairs were the ready theatres of strolling players.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
There is no such thing as extemporaneous acquisition, as Webster himself said of his speech.
NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
Thomas orchestra (which happened to be aboard) give them an extemporaneous concert.
CRUISINGS IN THE CASCADESGEORGE O. SHIELDS
The advantages of extemporaneous speaking are doubtless many.
BIOGRAPHY OF REV. HOSEA BALLOUMATURIN M. BALLOU
But they did not explain how Broderick more than held his own in extemporaneous debate with the nation's seasoned orators.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
In this extemporaneous effort, his success was as splendid as in his performance of Othello.
THE MIRROR OF TASTE, AND DRAMATIC CENSORSAMUEL JAMES ARNOLD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXTEMPORANEOUS

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