extemporize


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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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Then she spontaneously interrupted herself, looked up at the audience, and began to extemporize based on the knowledge she had acquired in Belize itself, which was so much richer than the facts she had conned from the pre-trip textbook.
In short, many teachers extemporize with cooperative learning and focus on basic, lower level skills at the exclusion of enrichment, problem solving, and judging propositions.
Inevitably, the role of women in all stages of their lives was a subject on which she was often called to extemporize.
Do not extemporize because the reporter is being persistent.
On one occasion, when an unusually large and appreciative crowd was collected, and many ladies present, the captain became so enthused that, after exhausting every recognized movement, he began to extemporize, and shouted out the command, "Company, right and left oblique; march
At our moral best, we skillfully extemporize in response to each other with the aim of harmonizing interests.
And many sections take a theme or word and extemporize an extended (jazz) riff on it.
Incoherence, inconsistency, calculated ambiguity, and a readiness to extemporize are not characteristics unique to the Third Way.
Then, each individual respondent had to extemporize to produce 5 personal wordings for each of the 12 basic statements.
Simphonizare' might mean `to extemporize counterpoint' as easily as `to sing polyphony', but simphonia is equated with cantus figuratus in Grassi's discussion of the Miserere (see n.
Hideo: "Well, Art, I knew that they were three-and-four on the bases with five holding, so it was down to me to extemporize the situation with a long- ball thwart down to second which would let Randy Zoovermaier make it home for a three- up-two-down single end trouser press.
Sometimes the stream-of-consciousness attempt to give the impression of listening to someone extemporize during a lecture gives the impression that the lecturer has got completely lost.
Indeed, some individuals seem to have been well-known for their skill at this kind of versifying, and customers would approach them with a tale upon which to extemporize.
Presumably Czerny had in turn learnt much of the art of improvisation from his own teacher, Beethoven, whom he had often heard extemporize.
Oh no," groaned Nancy Reagan, as her husband began to extemporize on Armageddon in his presidential campaign debate with Walter Mondale (p.