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extemporaneous

(ĕks-tĕm″po-rān′ē-ŭs) [LL. extemporaneus]
Not prepared according to formula but devised for the occasion.
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known to the people, and not by extemporary decrees." (27) In effect, I have revived Hayek's very timely warning against statutes that are merely "instructions to administrators.
Yes, in so far as it is possible to capture an extemporary utterance which hung on the air for five centuries.
The stress on that quintessentially Carlylean word is important, for while Carlyle uses it to demarcate the lies of the all-too-popular extemporary public voice, Ruskin employs it when worrying about how "the fine bits" compromise his link to the audience through their artificially-prepared spontaneity.
It would then be a matter of waiting patiently for the birth of an "extemporary" mammoth, many thousands of years after individuals of the race itself became extinct.
The rule of law, as against the arbitrary use of power, requires, to quote John Locke in his Second Treatise of Government (Section 137), that "whatever form the commonwealth is under, the ruling power ought to govern by declared and received laws, and not by extemporary dictates and undetermined resolutions, for then mankind will be in a far worse condition than in the state of Nature if they shall have armed one, or a few men with the joint power of a multitude, to force them to obey at pleasure the exorbitant and unlimited decrees of their sudden thoughts, or unrestrained, and till that moment, unknown wills, without having any measures set down which may guide and justify their actions."
"Do not imagine that ten-minute cooking is going to condemn you to an eternal round of beef-steak without any of the frills of finer cookery" is how de Pomiane opens a chapter on "extemporary sauces."
Tomkins hated 'the arbitrary, and especially the extemporary conception of each single Person, who is bold enough to venture' an opinion about God.(31) He insisted that private opinion should not be advanced contrary to history or tradition, and can cite Augustine to support his claim that any such transgression is just 'Spiritual Pride'.(32) That he might on this basis also have questioned the privacy of Milton's vision as published in Paradise Lost may explain some of his suspicions of that work as reported by Toland.
Teachers can capitalize upon extemporary circumstances as they develop.
piece was his Field Dances for the Extemporary Dance Theatre, a new British dance group.) Linking his efforts for lofts and opera houses is a remarkable dance momentum.
(2) Here, I will focus on the word written and read, rather than on the high-powered experience of the word spoken through extemporary preaching and prayer, exhortation, storytelling, and testimony.
Wooden screened balconies, made from sticks gathered from the few trees that grow on the hills, cling to the houses and form extemporary shower rooms.