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 for extempore
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Extempore \Ex*tem"po*re\, adv. [L. ex out + tempus, temporis,
     time. See Temporal.]
     Without previous study or meditation; without preparation; on
     the spur of the moment; suddenly; extemporaneously; as, to
     write or speak extempore. --Shak. -- a. Done or performed
     extempore. "Extempore dissertation." --Addison. "Extempore
     poetry." --Dryden. -- n. Speaking or writing done extempore.
     [Obs.] --Bp. Fell.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: without prior preparation; "he spoke extemporaneously"
             [syn: extemporaneously, extemporarily, extempore]
      adj 1: with little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib
             comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano
             recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit";
             "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to
             sound offhanded and reassuring"; "an off-the-cuff toast";
             "a few unrehearsed comments" [syn: ad-lib,
             extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore,
             impromptu, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff,

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