ad-lib


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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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The setting for this ad-lib is the grim flat of the title character, Travis Bickle, as he prepares for the possible assassination of a presidential candidate.
They also did some scripted spiels or tentative ad-libs that didn't add much to the 'fun flavor' of the empathetic experience for viewers, because they safely stuck to expected descriptions and encomiums, with the word 'authentic' being repeated so often that it ended up as the entire program's 'signature' slogan.
Don''''t know if they remember more or less of their lines or indeed for all I know, it''''s all ad-lib!
"But when we go to the all the former players, everything they do is ad-lib.
Funnyman: Hugh Dennis hosts an ad-lib show that gives budding comedians a chance to shine.
"The director and I really focused on what type of drunk my character was and what we could ad-lib and what would be spontaneous.
The trial carried out by ADAS at Walford and North Shropshire College, and funded by Eblex, HCC, QMS, Defra and AWM looked at lambs slaughtered in November and March on three finishing systems; grass/grass silage, stubble turnips or ad-lib concentrates.
But, if I'm being critical, there were a few too many fluffed lines, forcing the actors to ad-lib. A good night out though and the kids had a great time.
STARRING: Cedric The Entertainer, Lucy Liu, Nicollette Sheridan, Mark Dacascos, Callum Keith Rennie, iecy Nash, DeRay Davis, Will Patton; DIRECTOR: Les Mayfield; CERTIFICATE: PG; RUNNING TIME: 91 mins; REVIEWER'S RATING: * 1/2 SHOWING: Cineworld & Showcase; VERDICT: The only chuckle is saved for the end of credit out-takes, when sassy receptionist Jacuzzi (Nash) corpses Liu with an ad-lib. How telling: the funniest line isn't in the scrip!
Forced to ad-lib on stage for several minutes when Sir Elton John was delayed, he resorted to doing the David Brent dance which featured in an episode from The Office.
She said, "At the end of the show I asked Victoria if I could do an ad-lib as Mrs Overall and she let me.
Kazoo - I appreciate opportunities to improvise and ad-lib, plus I'm loud, annoying and not really useful in many situations
But credit has to be given for his superb ad-lib when challenged to sing a song about mange-tout to the tune of Penny Lane.
The show was done entirely without writers--Klavan and Dee Finch were able to improvise and ad-lib every day through four hours of irreverence.
Sound and lighting company Ad-lib Audio held a belated staff Christmas party at the newly-opened Cotton Club in Bold Street, when one of the highlights of the evening's celebrations was a very slick awards ceremony.