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This week's word in the news: IMPROMPTU

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Made or done without previous preparation;suddenly or hastily prepared;improvised.

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The order even allows liquor stores and recreational cannabis dispensaries to remain open for business should the second week of impromptu homeschooling create an essential need.
The Chicago Tribune -- 03/23/2020

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