Definition of extemporaneous in English:
Spoken or done without preparation: an extemporaneous speech
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- In the old days, legislators delivered long-winded, convoluted, extemporaneous speeches from the floor.
- When pressed for some favorite locations, Murdoch begins a long litany that is both incredibly informed and casually extemporaneous.
- The manuscript should resemble an extemporaneous speech with short, relatively simple sentences and paragraphs, personal pronouns and occasional colloquialisms.
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- It's pretty common to make this sort of error when one says something extemporaneously; as I've said before, just read some transcripts some time.
- She arrived to an enthusiastic ovation and spoke, as she almost always does, quite extemporaneously.
- I'm going to pose to each of them a question to which they will respond extemporaneously - no PowerPoint presentations, no viewgraphs.
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