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synonyms for spur of the moment

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

antonyms for spur of the moment

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  • deliberate
  • planned
  • designed
  • planned
  • rehearsed
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            How to use spur of the moment in a sentence

            He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
            THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
            They are very urgent questions; our sons and daughters will have to begin to deal with them from the moment they leave college.
            THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
            Her eyes, for a moment, fixed themselves with a horrid conviction of a wide and nameless treachery.
            THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
            Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
            THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
            The thought seemed to produce the dreaded object, for next moment a large hummock appeared right ahead.
            THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
            At this moment an extraordinary commotion began among the watches.
            DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
            The moment was an awkward one, and Cynthia wished madly that she had not been prompted to ask that unfortunate question.
            THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
            From the moment that he touches the magical little hand, cousin George is eclipsed.
            PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
            And she fell to scolding him in the way he usually loved,—but at the moment found less stimulating for some reason.
            THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
            Never then was there a moment in which there was greater need for sane and serious thought.
            THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
            SYNONYM OF THE DAY
            OCTOBER 26, 1985
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            WORDS RELATED TO SPUR OF THE MOMENT

            • ad-lib
            • by ear
            • extemporaneously
            • impromptu
            • improv
            • improvised
            • makeshift
            • off the hip
            • off the top of one's head
            • offhand
            • spur of the moment
            • unrehearsed
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