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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 former Coronation Street actor played up to every audience ad-lib and even threw in a few of his own, occasionally breaking character to join in with the risque commentary.
It's the ad-libs we want and they make the Krankies magical.
I care not whether a Welsh Secretary of State ad-libs our Welsh national anthem, or that their grandmothers made them cawl and Welsh cakes.
In the first episode the singer gets so angry after a message from the glamour model makes he ad-libs: "It's a piece of s***, it's a piece of s***."
Funny accents and ad-libs are kept to a minimum, giving supporting performances a chance to emerge from the undergrowth and steal the film.
Funny accents and ad-libs are minimal, giving co-stars a chance to steal the film.
The one-man blitzkrieg of ad-libs and asides becomes wearisome, and so the film introduces a cherubic pint-sized hench-boy to do Williams's bidding.
The deliberate off-script editions and occasional choice ad-libs prove particularly funny.
His ad-libs often ended up as sound bites or being quoted.
The duo supply an amusing--and exceedingly discursive--commentary for both versions, giggling over jokes and ad-libs as they go.
But let him loose on a stage and you discover a comic heavyweight who thrills the audience with his dirty mind and great local ad-libs on everything from Ed Doolan to the Bullring.
But he still belted out great ad-libs like "Don't avoid the pot-holes, it's safer in them" and "It's a big night tomorrow, the chef is washing his hands."
Without breaking character, she ad-libs with comic enthusiasm: "Oh, look, David [Grant], I've lost my heel.
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.
She was a lot of fun and had some great ad-libs. And, yes, I understood everything she said.