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ad lib

Abbreviation for L. ad libitum, freely, as desired.

ad lib

abbreviation of the Latin phrase ad libitum, meaning to be taken as desired.

ad libitum

(ad lib′ĭ-tŭm) [L. ad libitum, ],

ad lib

As desired, used as a direction in writing prescriptions.
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The sixth brilliant ad-lib is from director Steven Spielberg's "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981).
Last year, after seeing one set up in Eden Farm Supplies, we introduced the Volac Ewe 2 system supplying warm ad-lib Lamlac ewe milk replacer and such were the results that it gave me real enthusiasm for rearing surplus lambs.
If 'The Crawl' will have a third season after its Osaka and Chiang Mai visits, Piolo and his cohost or sidekick should learn from past experience and be more closely mentored on how to ad-lib naturally and interestingly.
And well done to 10 year old Dean Aldridge (Bugsy) who had to ad-lib for a few seconds after a slight hitch.
Cooper may have blushed and stammered throughout their long ad-lib chatter and patter fest, but he was obviously happy that Griffin was in top sassy and silly form, because viewers were entertained and definitely not bored-which they would not have been, if he had most cluelessly dared to go solo.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Dynamic 9 Orbit 10 Incas 11 Masseur 12 Ado 13 Emigrant 16 Set piece 17 Gym 19 Go to sea 21 Baron 22 Occur 23 Elegant DOWN: 1 Admiral 2 Anecdote 3 Imps 4 Conserve 5 Able 6 Start 8 Commiserate 13 Exposure 14 Nigerian 15 Amenity 18 Egg on 20 Tick 21 Boer QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Stick insect 8 Fee 9 Ore 11 Lenient 12 Ad-lib 13 Opt 14 Too 15 Unearth 17 Sag 19 Obey 21 Area 23 Orgy 25 Robe 27 Elk 29 Pageant 31 Arc 34 Rye 36 Corgi 37 Own goal 38 Two 39 Art 40 Springboard DOWN: 1 Seep 2 Tent 3 Cleanse 4 In-tray 5 Slant 6 Colt 7 Trio 8 Floss 10 Ebony 16 Hog 18 Gab 20 Bye 22 Rep 24 Run into 25 React 26 Belong 28 Knelt 30 Alibi 32 Rows 33 Crop 34 Roar 35 Yard
The comic was forced to ad-lib and repeat himself several times throughout Monday's filming.
Bill Murray's ad-lib as groundskeeper Carl Spackler got the more famous ``Cinderella story'' line on the AFI list, but this one is for deeper thinkers.
An ad-lib from Hay about two years later changed the name of the show to the Grand Ole Opry, and that began the process that transformed Nashville into Music City USA.
We are just briefed on what's supposed to happen but most of the time we ad-lib to the point that another story line emerges.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS TOF F GURU HEN OPAL AFAR OLE NERO POSSIBLE ENERGY PAN AREAS CLAN WILLIAM HIKE ICE TRITE FIR COGS GODSEND KNOT CORGI ASH NELSON HORNPIPE IONA I DO ALAS COUP SET REPS APSE WEE THINKER Across: 1 Plug, 4 Sling, 7 Torch, 8 Conga, 9 Alter, 10 Motherwell, 14 Umpire, 16 Swathe, 17 Invincible, 22 Lathe, 23 Ad-lib, 25 Riled, 26 Names, 27 Rate.
She's either extremely brave or else she's finally thought up the perfect witty ad-lib to silence anyone who dares mention the words "gastric band".