Variant of improvise
- to compose, or simultaneously compose and perform, on the spur of the moment and without any preparation; extemporize
- to bring about, make, or do on the spur of the moment: to improvise a solution to a problem
- to make, provide, or do with the tools and materials at hand, usually to fill an unforeseen and immediate need: to improvise a bed out of leaves
Origin: Fr improviser < It improvvisare < improvviso, unprepared < L improvisus, unforeseen < in-, not + provisus, pp. of providere, to foresee, anticipate: see provide
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