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expedient
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

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Definition
a practical action — especially one that accepts negative tradeoffs due to circumstances

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convenient, speedy, or practical
  • It has been an easy, and a popular expedient, of late years, to deny the personal or real existence of men and things whose life and condition were too much for our belief.
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