Definition of extemporize in English:
Compose, perform, or produce something such as music or a speech without preparation; improvise: he extemporized at the piano [with object]: she was extemporizing touching melodies
- Example sentences
- At the premiere Handel gave an organ extemporisation on the fugal subject taken up by the choir.
- These tunes go back to the very heart of extemporisation; the very root of Jazz itself.
- Dickens, writing serially to the month as he did, clearly left much to his powers of extemporization.
Pronunciation: /ikˌstempərəˈzāSHən/ /ekˌstempərəˈzāSHən/ /ikˌstempəˌrīˈzāSHən/ /ekˌstempəˌrīˈzāSHən/noun
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