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verb as in improvise


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The small jelly-speck, which we call the amœba, has no organs save what it can extemporize as occasion arises.

If you extemporize you can get much closer to your audience.

I have known but one other person besides Hook, who could extemporize in English; and he wanted the confidence to do it in public.

Yet another use, on which much ingenuity was expended in the 18th century, is to extemporize retrenchments.

My saddle, a hunting one, could not be kept in place, and we had to extemporize a breast-plate with string.

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to extemporize, such as: ad-lib, devise, invent, dash out, do offhand, and improvisate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.