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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of extemporise.
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The blacksmith is always one of the first on the ground, and presently extemporises a forge out of a few loose stones or turf-sods.
This volume, unlike the Hughes collaboration, is image-led: Fowles as author extemporises on the images Godwin brought to him, while admiring from a distance her
Montezemolo extemporises about missile-like two seaters with offset seating before coming back to the people who have most inspired him.
Mr Kemp, a hypochondriac with a downtrodden daughter Florence, Alice Howard who extemporises on the piano, Mrs Bliss who is a great believer in mind over matter and a long term resident, Colonel Chase (ex-Indian army, retired).
'jelly specks,' the amoeba, moves itself about by changing the form of its body, extemporising a foot (or pseudopodium), first in one direction, and then in another; and then, when it has met with a nutritive particle, extemporises a stomach for its reception, by wrapping its soft body around it.