extemporaneous


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extemporaneous

, extemporary
spoken, performed, etc., without planning or preparation; impromptu; extempore
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Ultimately the focus of this analysis is theoretical: it addresses and glosses Ong's typology of the orality-literacy continuum, arguing that Spurgeon can be interpreted as an example of "secondary literacy," a parallel to Ong's "secondary orality," in that his "practice" involved "taking an idea that has been developed through the use of extemporaneous public speaking and using the medium of print to make that idea accessible" (76); Newman as an example of "oral literature"; and Macdonald an example of "primary literacy" (viz Ong's "primary orality"), "a mode of discourse such as preaching in Which the oral element has been circumvented or otherwise excluded, leaving the written word as the only avenue of communication" (113).
The extemporaneous model assumes that these various forces will determine the utilization of and reimbursement for the new service.
The leader should also listen for extemporaneous questions from board members in order to quickly deal with any inadvertent, but illegal, questions that might later result in legal action.
Along The Strand, performers and more extemporaneous vendors fill in the gaps between the legitimate shops, restaurants, and bike and skate rental operations.
I am surprised when I see myself on tape: I seem to have an ability to speak publicly, without stumbling on an extemporaneous basis and without notes.
The addition of the USP 797 Clean Room to Celerion's Phase I core capabilities, enables sterile extemporaneous compounding in-house for microtracer studies.
LOT 5 cryostat system for extemporaneous histopathological examination
The one-year course focuses on the core capabilities that are essential for true trial lawyers, including developing trial themes and theories, persuasive storytelling, extemporaneous speaking, and effectively using technology in the courtroom.
She is also active in SkillsUSA, having won a gold medal in both prepared and extemporaneous speech at the local competitions.
Also covered are contact lens products, extemporaneous preparations, dosage forms and routes of administration, miscellaneous products, systemic medications for ocular conditions, systemic drugs affecting the eye, and orphan ophthalmic agents and investigational drugs, along with an ophthalmic product manufacturer index.
Extemporaneous formulations for pediatric, geriatric, and special needs patients, 2d ed.
With the jazz classic "Sunny Side of the Street," some in the crowd broke into extemporaneous dancing, and Nichols equally peppered the song with impromptu lyrics, "The side of the street that's sunny" goes along with "In English, all that crap is funny.