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extemporary

adjective

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made or done without previous thought or preparation
  • caught red-handed, the would-be embezzler proceeded to give some extemporary and not very convincing explanations for her actions

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The first known use of extemporary was in 1596

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“Extemporary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extemporary. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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