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Synonyms for extemporize

to compose or recite without preparation

Synonyms for extemporize

manage in a makeshift way

perform without preparation

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All verbal cultural-productions are embodied and orally extemporised.
The spirit is then physicalised further in its performance by song, through which extemporised wordsounds produce a colourful image of the spirit's image and character.
Shamans embody spirit-songs, which when extemporised, are characterised by Sakai as rising from their liver-heart ('ati) or inner (batin), up to their mouths, and out to form an image to be dispersed in the physical-world.
Other autonomias are brand-new, hastily extemporised for reasons of political expediency.
With characteristic abstraction, Bolles-Wilson has extemporised on the theme of light, so that it is the lyricism of light rather than the technical performance of the objects that produced it that seduces you first.
Here the real life character on which the story's extemporised is legendary escapologist Harry Houdini, played with brooding style but little regard for physical likeness (the real Houdini was a short, stocky Hungarian-German Jew) by Guy Pearce.
The tradition was sustained by teachers passing on the skills and basic melodies to their pupils, who extemporised on the tunes as they performed.
Any solution to the piracy problem is likely to involve both more coast guard craft and extemporised weapons for larger at-risk ships.
At the 1840 Festival Mendelssohn played his First Piano Concerto (illness had prevented him composing a new concerto for the occasion), again extemporised at the organ, and conducted the English premiere of his Hymn of Praise, the audience spontaneously rising for the final chorus as they were so used to doing ritually for the 'Hallelujah' Chorus in Handel's Messiah.