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opportunist

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1 a person who dexterously and expediently changes or adopts opinions
  • ever the opportunist, she immediately set about becoming the incoming administrator's new best friend

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2 one who does things only for his own benefit and with little regard for right and wrong
  • an opportunist who makes friends and then drops them as soon as they aren't useful anymore

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The first known use of opportunist was in 1873

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“Opportunist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/opportunist. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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