expediently expediently


  • (adv) in an expedient manner


  1. Paulson says that he acted as expediently as he could.
  2. He too had intended to drink himself to death but in 1994, at age 33, committed suicide more expediently with a gun.
  3. No, Senator Ribicoff didn't vote expediently.


  • Best Bargain Bin Free-Agent Centers for Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls moved expediently in free agency, snapping up Mike Dunleavy Jr. with their taxpayer mid-level exception on the first day. That, coupled with their draft day additions, leaves them with one big hole to fill—a second backup center. Nazr Mohammed has already agreed to return to take up some of the duty of backup center, but the Bulls are still in need of another frontcourt player ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "Very briefly, after the season is over I'll try to move expediently on making a decision on what direction to go after that," Hendry added. "My stance was always the same and I told Dusty that. I think a lot of it was more the speculation. I...
    on Jul 27, 2006 By: Jim Hendry Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. Without the earmark, Cochran said in a statement, "this lifesaving product would not get to our troops as expediently as it should."
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Thad Cochran Source: Seattle Times

  3. "We've had conversations about taking it slow," Snowe said of talks with a group of centrist Democrats and Republicans. "We've had some very constructive conversations about moving deliberately and cautiously rather than expediently, [which]...
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: Olympia Snowe Source: The Hill

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