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extemporal

[ ik-stem-per-uhl ]
/ ɪkˈstɛm pər əl /
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adjective Archaic.

extemporaneous; extempore.

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Origin of extemporal

First recorded in 1560–70, extemporal is from the Latin word extemporālis on the spur of the moment. See extempore, -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM extemporal

ex·tem·po·ral·ly, adverb
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