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Princeton's WordNet

  1. opportunist, self-seeker(adj)

    a person who places expediency above principle

  2. opportunist, opportunistic, timeserving(adj)

    taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit


  1. opportunist(Noun)

    Someone who takes advantage of any opportunity to advance his own situation, placing expediency above principle.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Opportunist

    name given to a politician whose policy it is to take advantage of, or be guided by, circumstances.

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