Definitions

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  • adv. In an extemporal manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without premeditation; extemporaneously.

Etymologies

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extemporal +‎ -ly

Examples

  • But (not to insist upon the very different weight, which the same testimony might be allowed to have in the two cases) it has happened luckily, that the Glossary to the Poem, entitled "_Englysh Metamorphosis_," [See p. 196.] was written down by Chatterton extemporally, without the assistance of any book, at the desire and in the presence of Mr. Barrett.

    The Rowley Poems

  • This sarcastical Piece of Wit was, at the Gentleman’s own Request, thrown out extemporally in his Company.

    Preface to the Works of Shakespeare (1734)

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