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expedience (part of speech: noun)
- For effectiveness, it shared to some extent the characteristic features of legislation for making water run up hill. - "The Critical Period of American History", John Fiske.
- This apparel, he admitted, had undergone some wear, as the property of a previous owner, being, in fact, what is known as second- handed; but, because of its effectiveness of design and the fortunate circumstance of its being a perfect fit, he had not hesitated to purchase it. - "Fibble, D. D.", Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb.
- Quantity, by which is meant the length of syllables, formed the basis of versification in Latin and Greek poetry; but in English poetry it is used to give variety, music, or some other element of effectiveness to the verse. - "Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism", F. V. N. Painter.