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expedient

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

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adj.

P. and V. σύμφορος, πρόσφορος, συμφέρων, χρήσιμος, Ar. and P. ὠφέλιμος, Ar. and V. ὠφελήσιμος. V. ὀνήσιμος. Be expedient, v.: P. and V. συμφέρειν, ὠφελεῖν, Ar. and P. λυσιτελεῖν, P. προὔργου εἶναι, V. λύειν, τέλη λύειν, ἀρήγειν. Profitable: Ar. and P. κερδαλέος, P. λυσιτελής; see profitable. subs. Device: P. and V. μηχάνημα, τό, σόφισμα, τό, πόρος, ὁ, τέχνημα, τό (Plat.), μηχανή, ἡ; see device.