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- adv. In an extemporaneous manner; without prior preparation or planning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an extemporaneous manner; without preparation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without prior preparation
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True brilliance is being able to communicate brilliantly extemporaneously, which is what Mark Steyn exhibits in this interview.
At Digital Music Forum East, Mr Griffin announced that because of a felt-need to be precise he would read a prepared speech rather than speak extemporaneously as is his want.
Neither could speak extemporaneously about any subject.
He makes it sound as if she gave her whole speech extemporaneously without a teleprompter — and totally ignores the fact that her speech was written on index cards that she had to consult frequently.
Paul Keating, the former Australian treasure and prime minister, who might be the most talented leader profiled in the book, noted, I often do speeches, and mostly do them extemporaneously, because I like talking to people, not at them.
While the guests were chowing down on their pear salads, he spoke extemporaneously about his process.
It seems as though some authors meticulously outline everything, while others just write extemporaneously - working without a net.
What I meant by “flourishing” is the act of extemporaneously mixing other media besides verbal or written-text language in our communication.
I think it is a mark of good judgment for a speaker to have a list of talking points at hand, so as not to omit any topic he/she intends to cover when speaking extemporaneously.
Mr. Bloomberg, speaking extemporaneously at the American Irish Historical Society on Wednesday night, said he was used to seeing "inebriated Irish hanging out the windows" at the society, according to a report in Irish Central, an Irish-American news site.