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  1. improvising

    Improvisation is the activity of making or doing something not planned beforehand, using whatever can be found. Improvisation in the performing arts is a very spontaneous performance without specific or scripted preparation. The skills of improvisation can apply to many different faculties, across all artistic, scientific, physical, cognitive, academic, and non-academic disciplines; see Applied improvisation. Improvisation also exists outside the arts. Improvisation in engineering is to solve a problem with the tools and materials immediately at hand. Improvised weapons are often used by guerrillas, insurgents and criminals.

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  1. Improvising

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of improvising in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of improvising in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of improvising in a Sentence

  1. Maxim Behar:

    We can’t just say, “This pen is great, and consumers should buy it!” We ought to wrap up this message and create not only a convincing, but an interesting story around it. Here I am, improvising on the spot: A lady dropped her pen in the street, it was raining heavily, and a gentleman picked it up and said, “May I have your number?”

  2. Dan Mullen:

    Yeah, I think you see him really settling down and understand, i thought he did a great job making his reads, managing the offense, getting us in the right checks, getting us into the right plays. You know, decision-making was pretty good in the pass game. And obviously, scrambling — I mean, look at it, what did he have, 15 carries? That’s probably a little much, but I think a bunch of ’em were scrambles, too, and him improvising. I don’t know if we called many direct quarterback runs in the game tonight.

  3. Ornette Coleman:

    I didn't know I was improvising, i just thought that was the way you played music ... I didn't think of a structure and what you could and couldn't do.

  4. Jenny Kern:

    [ He ] incrementally asked me to take my clothes off, he started saying things, improvising as this detective character : ‘ I can see your t -- s, ’ ‘ I can see you shave your p --- y. ’ He did it until I finally cried. Aspiring actress Jacqueline Mueller, who served as an intern in 2008 at Henry’s casting office Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer. Jacqueline Mueller shared a similar experience with The Hollywood Reporter.

  5. Esteban Gutierrez:

    I love this track, everything is about improvising... you don't have time to think. It's pure driving and all the focus and concentration is really going into driving.

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