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Princeton's WordNet

  1. improvised, jury-rigged, makeshift(adj)

    done or made using whatever is available

    "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"

    Synonyms:
    makeshift, jury-rigged

    Antonyms:
    lasting, permanent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. improvised

    Extemporaneous, originally signifying of or from the time or occasion, has come to mean done or made with but little (if any) preparation, and is now chiefly applied to addresses of which the thought has been prepared, and only the language and incidental treatment left to the suggestion of the moment, so that an extemporaneous speech is understood to be any one that is not read or recited; impromptu keeps its original sense, denoting something that springs from the instant; the impromptu utterance is generally brief, direct, and vigorous; the extemporaneous speech may chance to be prosy. Offhand is still more emphatic as to the readiness and freedom of the utterance. Unpremeditated is graver and more formal, denoting absolute want of preparation, but is rather too heavy a word to be applied to such apt, ready utterance as is generally designated by impromptu.

    Synonyms:
    extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, offhand, unpremeditated

    Antonyms:
    elaborated, premeditated, prepared, read, recited, studied, written

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How to use improvised in a sentence?

  1. Gianni Magazzeni:

    There are increasing skirmishes taking place along the line of contact... an area where we have 800,000 people living, that gives you a very clear sense of the implications of resumed fighting especially if it's not any longer remnants of war and IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices), but it is actually the use of Howitzers and other very heavy weapons.

  2. Police Colonel Kamtorn Uicharoen:

    The bombs in these two areas were improvised explosive devices triggered by timer.

  3. Steve Warren:

    Isil tries to build a variety of improvised or homemade weapons but their effectiveness is limited against our technology.

  4. Victor Isuku:

    A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber detonated IEDs (improvised explosive devices) at a mosque in Ajilari and some insurgents also threw IEDs at a viewing center, total casualty figure is now 54.

  5. Raul Munguia:

    At that time, Austin Police noticed what appeared to be an improvised explosive device inside the vehicle. the officers noticed that the suspect was wearing some sort of vest.

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