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adj. 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. Suitable for the particular purpose. Quick; expeditious.


 - n. That which serves to promote or advance; suitable means to accomplish an end. Means devised in an exigency; shift.


Syn. - Shift; contrivance; resource; substitute.

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