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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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It's the ad-libs we want and they make the Krankies magical.
Although he was working from a wonderful script by Larry Gelbart and Murray Shisgal, Pollack is always receptive to actor ad-libs.
And there were some incredibly filthy ad-libs that I wouldn't be comfortable saying in mixed company.
Despite a luminous green body suit, Carrey announces his presence in every scene and ad-libs between the big set pieces.
Filmed comedy segments of Oscar campaign commercials done in the style of political smear ads were amusing, and many of Stewart's ad-libs were far sharper than his prepared material.
His Holiness's decision means ITV will never get to make An Audience With The Pope, where stars of stage, screen and Ready Steady Cook tee him up for scripted ad-libs, before Ian Wright and Beverley Callard come on stage to do a song and dance number around the Popemobile.
Arrested developments: Patrick, who sports what he lovingly calls a ``porn mustache'' for his cop role in ``The Longest Yard,'' said the toughest part for his two minutes on screen was trying to keep up with Sanders' ad-libs take after take.
Durkin, whose call of the race will go down in history as well if Smarty Jones follows through, said he has a few prepared ad-libs to use but doesn't want to get in the way.
Teamed with Bing Crosby in their classic road pictures, Hope and his writers created subversive, hilarious ad-libs that confounded censors (also fair game for jokes).
He later formed a Burbank company, called Ad-Libs, that specialized in cue cards.
Blessed are the war-makers,'' Izzard's Jesus hastily ad-libs, ``blessed are the things that rip and tear.
Save for a few ad-libs, the majority of the dialogue in the film was what he wrote, and he served as his own script doctor, he said.
Forget about virtual reality,'' he ad-libs, sounding as though he's been pushed to the brink.