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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of extemporize.

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Examples

  • He carried it well, the only noticeable effects being a flush in his eyes and a loosening of his tongue to whimsical fancies and extemporized chants.

    CHAPTER XXIX

  • At his order, she threw her weight on the end of a quickly extemporized handspike, easing the pressure and listening to her husband's groans, while Malemute Kid attacked the tree with his axe.

    THE WHITE SILENCE

  • Bella's ancestry and adding to it an extemporized welcome back to

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • Lute crawled out from under the piano, and was joined by Rita and Ernestine in an extemporized dance of the harpies about the slain.

    CHAPTER III

  • Behind the jiggermast I lighted the fuse of one of my extemporized bombs.

    CHAPTER XLVII

  • I don't really think they are very deadly, and I know our extemporized fuses are slower than our voyage is at the present time; but nevertheless the bombs have served the purpose, as you shall see.

    CHAPTER XLVII

  • Then there are home-made fifes and whistles and drums, combs covered with paper, extemporized triangles, and bones made from ribs of salt horse such as negro minstrels use.

    CHAPTER XLIII

  • And Dick jingled away into the house still chanting his extemporized directory.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • Two days I lay there, too sick to move, and on the third, reeling and giddy, supporting myself on an extemporized crutch, I tottered on toward San Francisco.

    THE DREAM OF DEBS

  • We should have rounded the boat to, had our situation not been so desperate, and let her drift bow-on to a sea-anchor extemporized of our mast and sail.

    Chapter 19

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