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expedient
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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

or:

convenient, speedy, or practical
  • Association with the masters, missionary effort and motives of expediency gave these rites an early veneer of Christianity, and after the lapse of many generations the Negro church became Christian.
    Chapter 10 (41% in)

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