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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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Yes, it assumes a measure of viewership and photogenic visuals-but, if the star isn't a great and fun ad-libber, the viewing experience isn't as empathetically delicious.
My uncle, for example, ran an unofficial citizens advice bureau in the Dingle." Kerrigan was an ad-libber. In the final episode, George's Last Ride, he delivered the defiant words of a principled, dying man - ending with: "I can't believe that there's no hope." That line was not Alan's.
And she demonstrates that having a straight man who can't always get his lines out quite right is far from an inconvenience for a seasoned ad-libber.
The Premier's corner concede that the Old Etonian has the better gag writers but I've heard suggestions that Cameron - who sticks to his script and is a poor ad-libber - is complacent.
In the beginning, Wedgwood executives tried to get the duchess to stick to a prepared script, but evidently, Sarah is a big ad-libber, and the audiences love her for it.
He or she should be a natural ad-libber with a zestful love for the 'adventurous' travel and cuisine, a comedian who can keep things naturally bright, breezy and witty.
Merton, while a brilliant ad-libber, couldn't have given a more stilted and clunky delivery as The Lad Himself from East Cheam than if he'd only been handed the scripts while in the make-up chair that morning.