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expedience

Roget category 646

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.2. Prospective volition
›› 5.2.2. Subservience to ends

#646. [Specific subservience.] Expedience

noun

expedience, expediencydesirableness, desirability etc. adj. — fitness etc. (agreement) 23utility etc. 644proprietyopportunismadvantage.
high time etc. (occasion) 134.

verb

be expedient etc. adj. — suit etc. (agree) 23befitsuit the time, befit the time, suit the season, befit the season, suit the occasion, befit the occasion.
conform etc. 82.

adjective

expedientdesirable, advisable, acceptableconvenientworth while, meetfit, fittingdue, proper, eligible, seemly, becomingbefitting etc. v. — opportune etc. (in season) 134in locosuitable etc. (accordant) 23applicable etc. (useful) 644.

adverb

in the right placeconveniently etc. adj..

phrase

operae pretium est [Lat.].



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