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“In the months prior to that, when we started taking prisoners [in Afghanistan], we were improvising,” he said.

We were just improvising and everyone thought it was so funny but that it would never make the show.

At Temple, Coltrane no longer operated as a jazz artist improvising melodies, but more like a mystic on a vision quest.

Improvising can certainly be unnerving, especially for politicians who are trained to be risk-averse.

There is no improvising, no tinkering with the script and very little room for actors to suggest improvements.

Maxwell in Egypt has been improvising a few; Methuen at Malta says they can't make them there.

Diotti placed the violin in position and drew the bow across the string of joy, improvising on it.

True; but improvising on a well-known work is rather a dangerous thing to do in order to improve a bad case.

Carl Henrik, my old friend, was by way of being a poet, and never lost a chance of improvising something.

They were improvising a stretcher, as neat and comfortable-looking as if it had just been removed from an ambulance.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to improvising, such as: concoct, devise, ad-lib, contrive, invent, and dream up.

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