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expeditious

ex·pe·di·tious

expeditious

 
 
pronunciation:
ek spih dI shihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: prompt and efficient.
She thanked the messenger for his expeditious service.
antonyms:
inefficient, slow
similar words:
prompt, swift
derivations: expeditiously (adv.), expeditiousness (n.)
Word Parts
The word expeditious contains the following parts:
-itious Latin adjective-forming suffix that means having the nature of, characterized by
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The suffix -itious attaches to Latin roots to form adjectives.