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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 food's good, but droll and 'irreverent' ad-libs would definitely make it taste-even better!
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.
The two maintain that their ad-libs added freshness to the scenes even if they weren't ultimately used in the movie.
Although he was working from a wonderful script by Larry Gelbart and Murray Shisgal, Pollack is always receptive to actor ad-libs.
4" will look at bleeped ad-libs, recalcitrant animals, uncontrollable giggling, newscasters in panic, malfunctioning props, forgotten lines and pratfalls.
He was livelier and younger than Piolo, but his ad-libs were still on the sticky side, not as effervescent and cheeky as the program type appears to expect and require.
Williams uses the Pacific Coast Highway quite often, we felt it was best that he sought treatment before he ends up getting sauced and ad-libs attacks about some religion or sect made up of millions of people,'' said comic Joe Kalot.
It was the exact same ad-libs he used between the songs.
And there were some incredibly filthy ad-libs that I wouldn't be comfortable saying in mixed company.
Despite a luminous green body suit, Carrey announces his presence in every scene and ad-libs between the big set pieces.
She did keep the show bright and brisk with her sassy ad-libs, but ended up (unintentionally) upstaging the less spontaneously quotable little host.
Filmed comedy segments of Oscar campaign commercials done in the style of political smear ads were amusing, and many of Stewart's ad-libs were far sharper than his prepared material.
His Holiness's decision means ITV will never get to make An Audience With The Pope, where stars of stage, screen and Ready Steady Cook tee him up for scripted ad-libs, before Ian Wright and Beverley Callard come on stage to do a song and dance number around the Popemobile.
Arrested developments: Patrick, who sports what he lovingly calls a ``porn mustache'' for his cop role in ``The Longest Yard,'' said the toughest part for his two minutes on screen was trying to keep up with Sanders' ad-libs take after take.