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  • as inworldly
  • as invaulting
  • as indiplomatic

synonyms for opportunistic

  • cosmopolitan
  • hardened
  • practical
  • selfish
  • urbane
  • avaricious
  • been around
  • blasé
  • callous
  • cool
  • covetous
  • disenchanted
  • grasping
  • greedy
  • knowing
  • power-loving
  • self-centered
  • unprincipled
  • uptown
  • worldly wise
  • eager
  • enthusiastic
  • excessive
  • high-flown
  • overweening
  • pretentious
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antonyms for opportunistic

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  • kind
  • immaterial
  • low
  • otherworldly
  • religious
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
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    How to use opportunistic in a sentence

    It was an inauspicious start, and after an opportunistic campaign by Republicans to get him onto ballots, West ended up as an option for voters in 12 states.
    THE TRAILER: WHAT WE LEARNED FROM THE 2020 ELECTION, NOW THAT IT'S OFFICIALLY OVERDAVID WEIGELDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    This opportunistic capability, when communications are less predictable, is what’s being tested in Lapland.
    TO BOLDLY GO WHERE NO INTERNET PROTOCOL HAS GONE BEFORESUSAN D'AGOSTINOOCTOBER 21, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
    They have a well-rounded and opportunistic style of play that has kept them dangerous throughout the playoffs.
    WHICH BILL O’BRIEN WAS WORSE, THE COACH OR THE GM?SARAH SHACHATOCTOBER 6, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    You know it’s very opportunistic how I’m saying it, but all these brands saw the same thing and came to the same conclusion.
    A Q&A WITH THE PROVOCATIVE MIND BEHIND WATCHMAKER H. MOSERDANIEL BENTLEYSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
    The choice is between an opportunistic incumbent and a tin-eared challenger.
    AS MINNEAPOLIS BURNS, TRUMP’S PRESIDENCY IS SINKING DEEPER INTO CRISIS. AND YET, HE MAY STILL BE RE-ELECTEDLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 2, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
    The movement was essentially opportunistic and displayed no particular class feeling and no revolutionary tendencies.
    A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
    The times were ripe for the opportunistic unionism of Gompers and the trade unionists.
    A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
    The opportunistic method is strong just where the systematic is weak.
    THE PSYCHOLOGY OF ARITHMETICEDWARD L. THORNDIKE
    In spite of the high regard in which he was held, this opportunistic proposal found little favor.
    AN AMERICAN RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTWINFRED ERNEST DOUGLAS
    The "State Socialist" and Reform attitude towards political democracy is indeed essentially opportunistic.
    SOCIALISM AS IT ISWILLIAM ENGLISH WALLING
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