What does extemporise mean?

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  1. (intransitive) To do something, particularly to perform or speak, without prior planning or thought; to act in an impromptu manner; to improvise.
  2. (intransitive) To do something in a makeshift way.
  3. (transitive) To make or create extempore.
  4. (music) To compose extemporaneously or improvise.
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Perfectly at home with the Modern idiom, these architects are able to extemporise, making the language serve their explorations.
Lots of your fellow-passengers will have to camp out under any shelter they can extemporise.
There was no bed from which to take the sheets and blankets to extemporise a rope.
More than this, in one corner still lay some of the wraps which he had evidently used to extemporise a bed.
But national spirit could not extemporise a fleet or produce trained officers and sailors to match the conquerors of Lepanto.
In the meantime he seated himself at another piano of ancient aspect, and beginning to extemporise soon became lost in reverie.

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