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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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Panto is all about ad-libbing, unexpected happenings on stage, outrageous costumes, wink wink jokes and audience participation and Jack And The Beanstalk has it all, as well as plenty of pops and bangs.
Dan saw it before reading it out and stopped talking, leaving Katie to step in and start ad-libbing.
He's great about researching the areas we're talking about and ad-libbing some local flavor into the commercials," Stacks said.
IRS agents, along with faculty and staff, lead interested groups of students through scenarios that can be described as "financial-crime snack theater": although each act is planned overall, the students are left to deal with ad-libbing and some built-in surprises.
We recommend preparing notes rather than ad-libbing.
The poet commented that the rapturous reception his ad-libbing received was bigger than for a poem he'd spent three months working on
As a student of comedy, however, my fascination with the story behind memorable lines has been piqued most often by improvised lines--gems which are hatched at the last minute, usually by an ad-libbing actor.
Clever ad-libbing, witty one liners and historical quotes once said by the great playwrite made great entertainment.
She's really powerful but there's no ad-libbing or warbling because it wasn't needed.
Ad-libbing with the packed audience and humorously recalling his early years growing up in the Black Country, winning New Faces, appearing on Tiswas and getting his CBE from the Queen.
This strategy worked well and the audience were drawn into a well-constructed show delivered with great energy and just enough ad-libbing to keep everyone enthralled.
IT is one of the most famous lines in UK journalism - but the reporter who said, "I counted them all out and I counted them all back," has revealed he was ad-libbing.
A handful of individuals tried out for Spanish-speaking positions, reading from a script in English and ad-libbing in Spanish.
He delights in ad-libbing and often breaks character to play to the audience.
The tiny morsel offered during "Me and My Shadow" (which also includes Williams cheekily ad-libbing, "[We're] closer than Ricky to confessing he's gay") only adds fuel to the fire.