Ex`pe*di"tious (?), a.

Possessed of, or characterized by, expedition, or efficiency and rapidity in action; performed with, or acting with, expedition; quick; having celerity; speedily; as, an expeditious march or messenger.

-- Ex`pe*di"tious*ly, adv. -- Ex`pe*di"tious*ness, n.

Syn. -- Prompt; ready; speedy; alert. See Prompt.

 

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