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Word of the Day 2/5/14 Extempore

Extempore (adverb, adjective)
ex·tem·po·re [ik-stem-puh-ree]


adverb
1. on the spur of the moment; without premeditation or preparation; offhand: Questions were asked extempore from the floor.
2. without notes: to speak extempore.
3. (of musical performance) by improvisation.

adjective
4. extemporaneous; impromptu.

Synonyms
4. See extemporaneous.

Origin: 1545–55; < Latin: literally, out of the time, at the moment, equivalent to ex out of (see ex-1 ) + tempore the time (ablative singular of tempus )

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