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  1. spur of the momentnoun

    Impulse; short notice; a lack of planning.


  1. Spur of the Moment

    “Spur of the Moment″ is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spur of the moment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spur of the moment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of spur of the moment in a Sentence

  1. Griedge Mbock Bathy:

    On the spur of the moment youre happy and when the goals disallowed its frustrating, but you have to switch quickly, we had a lot of time left and we had a lot of opportunities to score.

  2. Rita Ora:

    It was a spur of the moment decision made with the misguided view that we were coming out of lockdown and this would be OK, i’m deeply sorry for breaking the rules and in turn understand that this puts people at risk. This was a serious and inexcusable error of judgment. Given the restrictions, I realise how irresponsible these actions were and I take full responsibility.

  3. Christopher Velasquez:

    It did not happen on the spur of the moment.

  4. Brendan Hunt:

    I had made that video one night when I had been having a bunch of beers, smoking a little weed, taken a few bong rips, and I kind of did this spur of the moment video, just spewing out some rhetoric, and I didn't think anything was wrong at the time, i thought it was sort of amusing in a way. And Inauguration Day later I checked back into Inauguration Day with a bit of a sober mind and saw that Inauguration Day wasn't really sparking the dialogue that I had hoped to get going.

  5. Earl Granville:

    It was just a spur of the moment.


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    a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
    • A. demolish
    • B. fudge
    • C. refine
    • D. adventure

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