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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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expedient
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • she adopted the expedient of cutting out the words which would form the message, and addressing the letter in a disguised hand.
  • Across the middle of it a single sentence had been formed by the expedient of pasting printed words upon it.

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  • It was a necessary expedient to get the job done.
  • Until the new computer system is in place, e-mailing sensitive data will be a necessary expedient.

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