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Expedient

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EXPE'DIENT, a. L. expediens expedio, to hasten Eng. speed.

1. Literally, hastening urging forward. Hence, tending to promote the object proposed fit or suitable for the purpose proper under the circumstances. Many things may be lawful, which are not expedient.
2. Useful profitable.
3. Quick expeditious. Not used.

EXPE'DIENT, n. That which serves to promote or advance any means which may be employed to accomplish an end. Let every expedient be employed to effect an important object, nor let exertions cease till all expedients fail of producing the effect.

1. Shift means devised or employed in an exigency.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Expedient'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/e/expedient.html.

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