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noun as in stopgap

noun as in appropriateness

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Governments are based on expediencies and changing circumstances, not on immutable principles or divine rights.

Poor pathetic things of the fancy though his decrees may be, he cannot live without their expediencies.

Our duty to agree with reality is seen to be grounded in a perfect jungle of concrete expediencies.

Expediencies began to dim to his conscience the healthful loveliness of Truth.

This is for him no mere matter of expediencies or of appearances.


On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to expediencies, such as: advantage, advisability, benefit, convenience, effectiveness, and efficiency.

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