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expedient
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 4
2. Hastening or forward; hence, tending to further or promote a proposed object; fit or proper under the circumstances; conducive to self- interest; desirable; advisable; advantageous; - sometimes contradistinguished from right.
Part of Speech: noun
1. That which serves to promote or advance; suitable means to accomplish an end.
2. Means devised in an exigency; shift.
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