Obsolete. sudden; unexpected.
- ex·tem·po·rar·i·ly [ik-stem-puh-rair-uh-lee, -rer-], /ɪkˌstɛm pəˈrɛər ə li, -ˈrɛr-/, adverb
- ex·tem·po·rar·i·ness, noun
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How to use extemporary in a sentence
What seemed to be an effort to celebrate his achievements in extemporary verse brought on another fit.Hyacinth | George A. Birmingham
To command men thus equipped there were extemporary generals, whose epaulets were obtained from the wardrobe of the Opera Comique.
This is the usual series of evolutions through which an extemporary preacher passes.
The defenders of extemporary preaching must postulate three essentials in any man undertaking the office.
Those who champion the method of extemporary preaching lay great stress on two points.