extempore extempore

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) with little or no preparation or forethought
  2. (adv) without prior preparation

Usage(s):

  1. The House of Morgan, ready with no extempore solution, appeared to face a turning point in its history.
  2. Answering You makes no pretense at giving extempore answers.
  3. Strauss, perhaps the best extempore speaker in the country, gave back in kind.

Quotes

  1. Mr Johnson said: "I have thought about this for a little bit, but I haven't looked at all the evidence and talked to the police about it in a way I would before giving more than an extempore answer. However, I do think there is a case when cannabis...
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Boris Johnson Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I have not prepared any paper. I will speak extempore," Bishara said as he was invited by the moderator to speak.
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Azmi Bishara Source: Peninsula On-line

  3. "It is not a calypso competition. It is not an extempore competition. It is an extempore-calypso competition; in that we are merging to genres" said Titus who has also signaled his intention to battle his colleagues for the coveted trophy....
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Emperor Titus Source: Barnacle

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