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Expedient, 1) convenient, suitable, proper: “it is most e. for the wise to be the trumpet of his own virtues,” Ado V, 2, 85. “whose ceremony shall seem e. on the now-borne brief,” Alls II, 3, 186.
2) expeditious, quick: “his marches are e. to this town,” John II, 60. “with much e. march,” John II, 60 “with all e. haste,” IV, 2, 268 (or == convenient, due?). “e. manage must be made,” R2 I, 4, 39. “a breach that craves a quick e. stop,” H6B III, 1, 288. “I will with all e. duty see you,” R3 I, 2, 217 (or == convenient, proper?).
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