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Definition of "extemporal" [ex•tem•po•ral]

  • Archaic Extemporaneous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "extemporal" in a sentence
  • "Sir Nathaniel, will you hear an extemporal epitaph on the death of the deer?"
  • "Assist me, some extemporal god of rhyme, for I am sure I shall turn sonnet."
  • "For their speeches are either premeditate, in verbis conceptis, where nothing is left to invention, or merely extemporal, where little is left to memory."