Expedient - Convenient but possibly immoral
To remember the definition of the word expedient, use the following mnemonic:
X peed because no convenient (expedient) place was available. So she just did the practical thing even though she knew it was wrong.
Examples of expedient in a sentence
Given the fact the police will be looking for us soon, it is expedient we leave this apartment quickly!
Sadly, the government has deemed it expedient to raise taxes on middle-class families.
While I could have taken the train to New York City, I found it more expedient to fly there.