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Word: expeditious

Definition: done with speed; quick; N. expedition


Sentences Containing 'expeditious'

I might have handed him over to Roman justice, which is somewhat expeditious, and which would have been particularly so with him; but I did nothing of the sort I suffered him and his band to depart.''
Where wages are high, accordingly, we shall always find the workmen more active, diligent, and expeditious, than where they are low; in England, for example, than in Scotland; in the neighbourhood of great towns, than in remote country places.
I soon became at least as expeditious and as skilful as either of the other boys.

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