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expeditious
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • For the convenience of Charlotte and her child, they were to be more than two days on their journey, and Mr. Palmer, travelling more expeditiously with Colonel Brandon, was to join them at Cleveland soon after their arrival.
  • Perhaps Mrs. Jennings was in hopes, by this vigorous sketch of their future ennui, to provoke him to make that offer, which might give himself an escape from it;— and if so, she had soon afterwards good reason to think her object gained; for, on Elinor’s moving to the window to take more expeditiously the dimensions of a print, which she was going to copy for her friend, he followed her to it with a look of particular meaning, and conversed with her there for several minutes.

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  • I think then the conditions will be created for the most expeditious and effective delivery of humanitarian supplies.
    John Negroponte
  • Democrats first and foremost want this matter ended, ... We believe very strongly about the need to bring this matter to an expeditious close.
    Tom Daschle

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