an opportunistic

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  • It is an opportunistic approach which uses resources whenever they are available.
  • But it sure sounds like the perfect chance for an opportunistic soldier-of-fortune to make a name for himself.
  • Later during the second season, Sydney reveals an opportunistic nature during her first blackmail scheme.
  • It was an opportunistic advance, and was made in an area where the Spanish had built similar military outposts.
  • They employ an opportunistic water-use strategy, rapidly using water when available, and becoming dormant during less-favorable conditions.
  • An opportunistic tendency to use any argument at hand is not very rigorous, although very common in politics, for example.
  • It is an opportunistic feeder, and has been observed eating small fish.
  • Landa appears to be an opportunistic sociopath, acting only out of pure self-interest.
  • This is an opportunistic feeder that will devour both plants and other animals.
  • An opportunistic real estate agent whose business-as-usual attitude flies in the face of the pending disaster.
  • He was an opportunistic player who excelled at "individual runs".
  • Though some think the plane crash was used as an opportunistic way to force change in the sport, it was merely a coincidence.
  • It appears to be an opportunistic feeder, mostly taking epibenthos and small fish.
  • They pursue an opportunistic investment strategy and seek to acquire assets that can benefit from our hands-on management approach.
  • For about eight hundred years thereafter the development was carried on energetically, but in an opportunistic fashion, following the requirements of the hour. Cited from The Navy as a Fighting Machine, by Bradley A. Fiske
  • An opportunistic reasoning system may combine elements of both forward and backward reasoning.
  • It will feed however on whatever animal appears easiest, as it is an opportunistic predator much like its cousins.
  • Children in rural Australia often use the fruit of this plant as an opportunistic source of entertainment, for example by throwing it at each other's feet.
  • However, he characterized this as an opportunistic issue.
  • Rubber-Band Man first appears as a tragic villain when he goes after an opportunistic record producer who had stolen one of his songs.
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