Origin of expeditious
Examples from the Web for expeditious
Of course, any full and expeditious development of these cleaner-coal strategies would require significant financial support.Yes, There’s a ‘War on Coal.’ Here’s How to End It.|Jonathan Miller|August 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In terms of whatever the ask list was they were extremely efficient and expeditious with everything.Paul Ryan Used Government Funds and Power to Try and Save GM Plant in His District|Matthew DeLuca|August 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But even in the new, expeditious blog-to-book world, the TIWYF deal was extremely swift.
By these means, he gets the general divisions in the easiest and most expeditious way.Lectures on Art|Washington Allston
But these duties were not easy nor expeditious work, nor did all the work begin in the still-room.Customs and Fashions in Old New England|Alice Morse Earle
It was a most expeditious affair; they had hardly time to get her into her own room.
However, country trains are not of that expeditious character.The Ladies Lindores, Vol. 2(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
This expeditious magistracy was so sparing of its paper and ink that it took no notes.The House of the Combrays|G. le Notre
late 15c., expedycius "useful, fitting," from Latin expeditus "disengaged, ready, prompt," past participle of expidere (see expedite). Meaning "speedy" is from 1590s. Related: Expeditiously; expeditiousness.