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improvise

verb adept, ad-lib, compose, concoct, devise, extemporize, fabricate, invent, invent offhand, make up, originate, play by ear, ride with the waves, utilize, without preparation
See also: compose, conjure, contrive, create, devise, invent, make, originate, scheme
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We don't improvise with the camera rolling, it's more when we prepare, so she brings ideas, she brings lines.
More importantly, Hemingway is also an example of how black and white Americans improvise off each other, either consciously or unconsciously, in a common culture.
You might need a great deal of practice to make intelligent "sentences" and not sound "uneducated" when you improvise within a jazz syntax.
In my thesis, I look at how 17th century organists in northern Germany learned to improvise, and compare this method with the approach used today by improvisational musicians I've been in contact with," she said.
For lifetime achievement winner Robert Altman, Lily Tomlin and Meryl Streep introduced him by improvising - or seeming to improvise - a rambling, incoherent dialogue that played off the filmmaker's improvisational style, but as an introduction, it was more ``Ready to Wear'' than ``Nashville.
The Easiest Way to Improvise, by Christopher Norton.