[ UK /ɛkstˈɛmpɔː/ ]
  1. with little or no preparation or forethought
    his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    offhand excuses
    an extemporary lecture
    an extempore skit
    a few unrehearsed comments
    trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    an off-the-cuff toast
    an extemporaneous piano recital
    an impromptu speech
  1. without prior preparation
    he spoke extemporaneously
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How To Use extempore In A Sentence

  • 480 Then the gaolers built the cage481 over him and left him therein, lorn and lone, whereupon longing and consternation entered into him and the tongue of his case recited in extempore verse, The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Malpractice attorney firstborn practicably domestic scrum and bathometer to hooker painstaking, meliorative, and extempore candor. Rational Review
  • This is usually performed extempore, following the whims of the singer, musician and/or dancer.
  • The cultivating process of the ability of extempore accompaniment is also the process of exerting, opening up and developing students' ability of creation.
  • Lêng-yen-ching expounded, that is, read aloud with an extempore paraphrase, to lay congregations in China, and the section of it called the Diamond Cutter is the book which is most commonly in the hands of religious Tibetans. Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 2
  • The Prime Minister seemed to be in a very enthusiastic and positive mood as he spoke extempore for about 20 minutes.
  • This wasn't like a proper impromptu presentation - this looked unrehearsed, extempore.
  • It was irksome to realize that I could not connect my laptop to the projector, thus making useless the multi-page powerpoint I developed for my portion, but then again, talking extempore is never a problem for me. Archive 2004-07-01
  • This is followed by a one-minute extempore speech on a topic given by the company.
  • Vithabai with her quick repartee and imaginative extempore dialogues and a vibrating singing voice brought about many changes in the Tamasha performance repertoire.
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