Origin of expeditious
Examples from the Web for expeditiously
Hopefully, India will expeditiously put in place legal processes to tackle this menace that affects India's 40 million youth.
Then he went to the door, and calling Dame Capoulade, he bade her set two fresh covers; in which he was expeditiously obeyed.The Trampling of the Lilies|Rafael Sabatini
Our next stage was not quite so expeditiously performed; the road was heavy, and our horses very indifferent.The Letters of Jane Austen|Jane Austen
Remove the skin as expeditiously as possible, in order to have a fair show at the skeleton.Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting|William T. Hornaday
Expeditiously, and with indifference, they went about the preparations for the task entrusted to them.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series|Rafael Sabatini
He did it so nimbly and expeditiously as to suggest a certain amount of experience.The Arrival of Jimpson|Ralph Henry Barbour
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.