Extemporize

Ex*tem"po*rize

, v. t. To do, make, or utter extempore or off-hand; to prepare in great haste, under urgent necessity, or with scanty or unsuitable materials; as, to extemporize a dinner, a costume, etc.
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Themistocles . . . was of all men the best able to extemporize the right thing to be done.
Jowett (Thucyd. ).
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Pitt, of whom it was said that he could extemporize a Queen's speech
Lord Campbell.
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