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extemporaneous

adjective

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made or done without previous thought or preparation
  • caught by surprise, I had to make an extemporaneous speech at the awards banquet

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The first known use of extemporaneous was in 1673

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“Extemporaneous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extemporaneous. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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