What does the word expeditious mean?

Usage examples for expeditious

  1. However I am not without hope that when he becomes a little better acquainted with republican enjoyment, he will amend his manners, and fall into a better and more expeditious mode of doing business." – The True George Washington [10th Ed.] by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. The proceedings were expeditious, and marked by a friendly and conscientious spirit. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. No doubt, therefore, it was soon discovered that the most certain, as well as the most expeditious, way of making a sweet juice ferment was to add to it a little of the scum, or lees, of another fermenting juice. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
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