improvised

  • 1improvised — index ad hoc, impulsive (rash), spontaneous, unpremeditated Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2improvised — unpremeditated, impromptu, offhand, *extemporaneous, extempore, extemporary Analogous words: & Contrasted words: see those at IMPROMPTU …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3improvised — [adj] made up ad lib, autoschediastic, Band Aid*, extemporaneous, extempore, extemporized, fly by night*, hit or miss*, impromptu, improviso, makeshift, offhand, spontaneous, spur of the moment*, unprepared, unrehearsed, unstudied; concept 267… …

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  • 4Improvised — Improvise Im pro*vise , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Improvised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Improvising}.] [F. improviser, it. improvvisare, fr. improvviso unprovided, sudden, extempore, L. improvisus; pref. im not + provisus foreseen, provided. See {Proviso}.] 1 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5improvised — adjective 1) an improvised speech Syn: impromptu, unrehearsed, unprepared, unscripted, extempore, extemporized, spontaneous, unplanned; informal off the cuff, ad libbed, spur of the moment See note at spontaneous Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 6improvised — improvisedly /im preuh vuy zid lee/, adv. /im preuh vuyzd /, adj. made or said without previous preparation: an improvised skit. [1830 40; IMPROVISE + ED2] Syn. unpremeditated, unrehearsed, unprepared. See extemporaneous. Ant. rehearsed. * * * …

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  • 7improvised — adj. Improvised is used with these nouns: ↑explosive …

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  • 8improvised — adjective done or made using whatever is available (Freq. 1) crossed the river on improvised bridges the survivors used jury rigged fishing gear the rock served as a makeshift hammer • Syn: ↑jury rigged, ↑makeshift • …

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  • 9improvised — 1. adjective created by improvisation; impromptu; unrehearsed. 2. verb Simple past and past participle of improvise …

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  • 10improvised — Synonyms and related words: ad hoc, ad libitum, ad lib, band aid, caught napping, caught off balance, caught short, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, extemporized, haphazard, hasty, impromptu, improvisational, improvisatorial, improvise,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11improvised — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Spoken, performed, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought: ad lib, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, offhand, snap, spur of the moment, unrehearsed. Informal: off the cuff. See… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12improvised — im·pro·vised || ɪmprÉ™vaɪzd adj. extemporized, made up on the spur of the moment, performed without advance preparation im·pro·vise || ɪmprÉ™vaɪz v. ad lib, extemporize, make up on the spur of the moment, perform without advance… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13improvised — adj unprepared, unpremeditated, unrehearsed, unprompted; extemporized, extempore, ad lib, Sl. off the cuff, offhand; makeshift, jury rigged, strung together. 2. spontaneous, spur of the moment, last minute, impulsive, impetuous; potluck, catch as …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14improvised — /ˈɪmprəvaɪzd/ (say impruhvuyzd) adjective made or said without previous preparation …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 15Improvised weapons — are devices that were not designed to be used as weapons but can be put to that use. They are generally used for self defence or where the person is otherwise unarmed. In some cases improvised weapons are commonly used by attackers in street… …

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  • 16Improvised vehicle armour — is vehicle armour added in the field that was not originally part of the design or centrally planned.Improvised vehicle armour has appeared on the battlefield for as long as there have been armoured vehicles in existence. In World War II, U.S.… …

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  • 17Improvised sitcom — Improvised sitcoms are a recent television phenomenon in which there is no definite script for the actors and actresses. Rather, the actors/actresses use the process of retroscripting in which there are rough outlines of themes and stories, but… …

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  • 18Improvised Music from Japan — is a website and record label.The website was originally known as Japanese Free Improvisers . As its name suggests, it concentrates on Japanese and Japan based improvisers, particularly free improvisers.In December 2001, a compilation box set,… …

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  • 19Improvised Music —   [englisch, ɪmprəvaɪzd mjuːzɪk], in den Siebzigerjahren von britischen Musikern wie dem Saxophonisten Evan Parker (* 1944), dem Posaunisten Paul Rutherford (* 1940) oder dem Schlagzeuger und Perkussionisten Tony Oxley (* 1938) aufgebrachte… …

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  • 20Improvised Action — Collective (impAct Collective) is a South Florida based anarchist collective. ImpAct has been involved with a variety of projects in the South Florida community since late 2005. In the past, ImpAct has helped out with important projects such as… …

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