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extemporal

[ik-stem-per-uh l]
adjective Archaic.
  1. 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
Related formsex·tem·po·ral·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples of extemporal

  • In such cases the "extemporal wit," or gagging of the comic actors, was indispensably necessary.

    A Book of the Play

    Dutton Cook

  • This we see by an anecdote of Tarleton, the jester of Elizabeth, famed for his extemporal acting.

  • Sir Nathaniel, will you hear an extemporal epitaph on the death of the deer?

  • Men of great genius had a passion for performing in these extemporal comedies.

  • But there were probably some secret aids in this singular art of Extemporal Comedy which the pride of the artist has concealed.