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extemporary

[ik-stem-puh-rer-ee] /ɪkˈstɛm pəˌrɛr i/
adjective
1.
extemporaneous; extempore.
2.
Obsolete. sudden; unexpected.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; extempore + -ary
Related forms
extemporarily
[ik-stem-puh-rair-uh-lee, -rer-] /ɪkˌstɛm pəˈrɛər ə li, -ˈrɛr-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
extemporariness, noun
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