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See definition of impromptus on Dictionary.com
  • as inpickup
  • as inextemporization

synonyms for impromptus

  • acceleration
  • impromptu
  • stimulant
  • ad-lib
  • impromptu
  • spontaneity
  • ad-libbing
  • winging it
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How to use impromptus in a sentence

It was one of those impromptus which come too quickly to be checked.
THE BARRIERALLEN FRENCH
What vulgarity, what pointless joking, what pitiable attempts to serve up old impromptus réchauffés!
PLAYS, ACTING AND MUSICARTHUR SYMONS
It is proper to say that these lines are the joint impromptus of my sister and myself.
THE WORKS OF WHITTIER, VOLUME IV (OF VII)JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER
Then, unlike men, women do not write out their impromptus beforehand and carefully hoard them for the publisher—and posterity!
THE WIT OF WOMENKATE SANBORN
To be sure, it resumes many traits of the two preceding Impromptus, yet is it none the less fascinating music.
OLD FOGYJAMES HUNEKER
It was a lesson full of spirit and piquant allusions; one of those charming impromptus in which Delsarte never failed.
DELSARTE SYSTEM OF ORATORYVARIOUS
But, as he had already said: "Impromptus may be good money of the heart, but they are often the worst money of the head."
JASMIN: BARBER, POET, PHILANTHROPISTSAMUEL SMILES
These poems, with other songs and impromptus, were published in 1851, forming the third volume of his Papillotos.
JASMIN: BARBER, POET, PHILANTHROPISTSAMUEL SMILES
The contents of Chopin's impromptus are of a more pleasing nature than those of the scherzos.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Find it a capital place to think out impromptus for my speeches.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 93, DECEMBER 31, 1887VARIOUS
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