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Synonyms for ad-lib

improvise

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improvisation

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off the cuff

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Synonyms for ad-lib

to compose or recite without preparation

something improvised

spoken, performed, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought

Synonyms for ad-lib

remark made spontaneously without prior preparation

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perform without preparation

with little or no preparation or forethought

said or done without having been planned or written in advance

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As with the ad-libbed line from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," the Ephron-coined "I just like it the way I like it" observation is pivotal to a better understanding of the character delivering it.
Fellow mourner Stan Kingsley-Jones said: "Russ ad-libbed for 20 minutes.
The ad titled "Waitress," for example, was un-scripted, with the dialogue ad-libbed by one of the featured character actors.
Mr Jean added: "Halle ad-libbed something she actually dreams about at night that we left in.
It's a jumbled, incoherent mess of ad-libbed indulgences.
Of course, Groucho inevitably ad-libbed to the point that Kaufman supposedly quipped while watching a performance, ``Quiet, I think I heard one of my lines.
Then he ad-libbed, "I'm not surprised that Esther Dyson is leading the applause'
But he has revealed he ad-libbed the line to radio listeners after being told he could not reveal the number of Harrier jets involved.
Arrested Development'' creator Mitchell Hurwitz, who won for his script for the show's pilot, ad-libbed as the swelling music interrupted him, ''I'd like to sing this now, if I may.
I went off to the telephone and read out the dispatch that had been cleared and ad-libbed that bit in the middle.