improvise
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɪmpɹəvaɪz/
Verb

improvise (improvises, present participle improvising; past and past participle improvised)

  1. To make something up or invent it as one goes on; to proceed guided only by imagination, instinct, and guesswork rather than by a careful plan.
    He had no speech prepared, so he improvised.
    They improvised a simple shelter with branches and the rope they were carrying.
    She improvised a lovely solo.
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