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Synonyms for improvise
ˈɪm prəˌvaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. improvise, improvize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporise(verb)

    perform without preparation

    "he extemporized a speech at the wedding"

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam, dig, spear, ray, slam, gibe, beam of light, lance, prick, tool, peter, shaft of light, barb, ray of light, dick, quill, diaphysis, rotating shaft, calamus, putz, scape, pecker, irradiation, cock, shot, jibe

  2. improvise, extemporize(verb)

    manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand

    "after the hurricane destroyed our house, we had to improvise for weeks"

Wiktionary

  1. improvise(verb)

    Synonyms:
    fly by the seat of ones pants, wing it, think on ones feet, punt, play by ear

  2. improvise(verb)

    To make something up or invent it as one goes on; to proceed guided only by imagination, instinct, and guesswork rather than by a careful plan.

    Synonyms:
    wing it, think on ones feet, punt, fly by the seat of ones pants, play by ear

Editors Contribution

  1. delicate

    fast to break

    the vase is delicate

    Submitted by rinat on October 2, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. improvise(v. a. n.)

    Synonyms:
    improvisate, speak extempore

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How to use improvise in a sentence?

  1. Devin Booker:

    Teams aren't going to let you do what you did last game, it's as simple as that, so you have to find ways to improvise. You have to find little knicks and knacks to find ways to get it done. We did that game to game, we had to make adjustments.

  2. Kyrie Irving:

    Basketball isn't a game; it's an art form. You master the fundamentals so you can forget 'em, so you can improvise and just concentrate on what really matters; getting buckets.

  3. Richard Doelle:

    Synthesize or improvise.

  4. Martin Mull:

    Fred and I could improvise together. We could go off script, he was a genius.

  5. Ry Cooder:

    You have to be able to improvise and respond to what's going on around you. Then you might get a good piece of work done.

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