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Roget category 646

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

#646. [Specific subservience.] Expedience


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


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.


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


in the right placeconveniently etc. adj..


operae pretium est [Lat.].

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