expedient


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Synonyms for expedient

Synonyms for expedient

worth doing, especially for practical reasons

something used temporarily or reluctantly when other means are not available

Antonyms for expedient

serving to promote your interest

appropriate to a purpose

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Concepts of good and evil are therefore, in their origin, merely a means to an end, they are expedients for acquiring power.
So far are the suggestions of Montesquieu from standing in opposition to a general Union of the States, that he explicitly treats of a confederate republic as the expedient for extending the sphere of popular government, and reconciling the advantages of monarchy with those of republicanism.
But what necessity can there be of applying this expedient to a government limited, as the federal government will be, by the authority of a paramount Constitution?
The case seemed wholly desperate and deplorable; and this magnificent palace would have infallibly been burnt down to the ground, if, by a presence of mind unusual to me, I had not suddenly thought of an expedient.
That might be pardoned, sir, were it not for the extraordinary character of the expedient.
I have imagination; I will devise expedients for you.
Many different expedients were proposed by the elder warriors, in succession, to all of which Magua was a silent and respectful listener.
In this delicate and arduous situation, the crafty native had neglected no means of increasing his influence; and one of the happiest of his expedients had been the success with which he had cultivated the favor of their powerful and dangerous neighbors.
The tribe consented to act with deliberation, and with one voice they committed the direction of the whole affair to the government of the chief who had suggested such wise and intelligible expedients.
She was visited by no more outbursts, moving her to such futile expedients.
Expedient has initiated an expansion project at one of its Pittsburgh, PA data centers, located at Nova Place, the company said.
Expedient Data Centers is to construct a $52 million data and cloud-computing center in Dublin s Shier Rings TechFlex District, adding to the area s rising list of high-tech operations.
A TRAINING company has landed two major contracts with the National Grid to provide specialist services over the next few years Jarrow-based Expedient Training Services Ltd (ETSL) will provide training in gas distribution and gas authorisation to the national business.
Malcolm and Joan Atkinson launched Expedient Training Services Ltd from their home in 2002.
We are extremely pleased with Cushman & Wakefield and the job they did marketing the property and managing the bid process, all of which resulted in an expedient sale that accomplished our goal of unlocking substantial value for our shareholders," said Murray S.