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free-associate

(frē′ə-sō′sē-āt′, -shē-)
intr.v. free-associ·ated, free-associ·ating, free-associ·ates
To engage in free association.
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According to Yoder, Harris-Perry was free-associating on what Beyonce should have said.
When you're just open but not honest, then you start free-associating garbage.
Robin Williams is a comedic force of nature whose intensity and explosive free-associating style as a stand-up comedian made him a superstar," said Casey Patterson, Executive Producer, "The Comedy Awards" and EVP, Event Production, Viacom Entertainment Group.
His drawings are crowded with detail, resisting the quick read that the word illustration implies; if on one level they recall children's books, pictorial charts, or the imagery used to send blunt political messages in Mao-period China, they quickly reveal themselves as too unpredictable in their free-associating extension for any such bracketing.
He frankly ponders past paths, and even confronts the comedy truth-in-advertising controversy that demoralised him into a three-year retreat from his free-associating stage comedy.