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


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  • I started to raise my death-chant again -- a purely extemporised farrago of a drug-crazed youth.

    Chapter 12

  • By the time of the duo's extemporised hymn to Edinburgh, which does nothing other than find half-rhymes for words like "hops" and "Five Pound Fringe", this viewer was getting doggerel-tired.


  • “I hear and obey,” replied the poet and in an eye-twinkling extemporised these couplets,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And the tongue of the case extemporised and spake on this theme,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Discovery of these will blow the idea that you have actually extemporised from a couple of sides of scribble.

    Archive 2008-02-10

  • After the captain left, the stokers and pokers, and stewards and cooks, extemporised

    The Englishwoman in America

  • After the preliminaries the QC stood up and extemporised at length.

    Comeback Line of the Year?

  • The assertion that results, that these writers are aiming to achieve a "realistic or Mundane SF", strikes me as vague and unsupported -- identifying a set of "hazy, extemporised parameters" only three of which are specified, then circumscribing the writers' approaches in the most general terms, and claiming that the two together add up to a systematic methodology.

    Aristotlean Mundane

  • The large tea-houses contain the possibilities for a number of rooms which can be extemporised at once by sliding paper panels, called fusuma, along grooves in the floor and in the ceiling or cross-beams.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • Two very stout, roughly-hewn beams cross the width of the house, resting on the posts of the wall, and on props let into the floor, and a number of poles are laid at the same height, by means of which a secondary roof formed of mats can be at once extemporised, but this is only used for guests.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan


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