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improvisatorial

Definitions

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  • adj. improvisatory

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to improvisation or extemporaneous composition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or having the power of extemporary composition, as of rimes or poems.

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Examples

  • Pandolfo and Thomas Boysen, on theorbo or archlute and baroque guitar, approached each piece with improvisatorial freedom.

    PERFORMING ARTS

  • Salon's Stephanie Zacharek: Altman didn't hit the mark every time, but then, his movies were never about hitting marks: At their best and greatest, they were semi-improvisatorial flights of free-flowing precision - in other words, they were moving contradictions, and you had to be flexible enough to move with them, to grab onto their weird poetry, which seemed to be forever ambling just out of our grasp.

    GreenCine Daily: Robert Altman, 1925 - 2006.

  • The improvisatorial faculty so often bestowed upon this imaginative people was greatly prized, and not infrequently it descended from father to son, as an inheritance, winning for its possessor something of the reverence granted to a prophet.

    The Royal Pawn of Venice A Romance of Cyprus

  • But the writer of English rhymed measures is in a very different position as regards improvisatorial efforts from the Italian who writes in rhymed measures.

    Old Familiar Faces

  • We do not think the Captain quite liked the word "swig," but he could find no better in "Walker's Rhyming Dictionary;" or the last expression -- but _Conservative_ could not be lugged in any how: -- however, we must say, this ostensible improvisatorial effort produced a grand effect, and a greater noise; which had scarcely subsided, when Mr. Serjeant Wideawake, the Honourable Member for Bloomsbury, and author of

    Christmas Comes but Once A Year Showing What Mr. Brown Did, Thought, and Intended to Do, during that Festive Season.

  • On one occasion, Caesar offered him a large sum of money to enter the lists in a trial of his improvisatorial skill.

    Handbook of Universal Literature From the Best and Latest Authorities

  • "The Beaches of Agnès" is not as luminescent as that film, but it shares its handmade, improvisatorial spirit.

    Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories

  • "When the history of post world war II American cinema (till now) is written I suspect that the two artistically decisive figures - the last men standing if you will - will be Stephanie Zacharek:" Altman didn't hit the mark every time, but then, his movies were never about hitting marks: At their best and greatest, they were semi-improvisatorial flights of free-flowing precision - in other words, they were moving contradictions, and you had to be flexible enough to move with them, to grab onto their weird poetry, which seemed to be forever ambling just out of our grasp.

    GreenCine Daily

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