"Opportunistic"

Subject: "Opportunistic"
From: Robert_Johnson -at- percussion -dot- com
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 13:44:49 -0500

Some of my co-workers would like to use this word, but others are
concerned about the negative connotation. They have a point; all the
dictionary entries I've found emphasize its negative connotation, with
shades of unscrupulous or unethical behavior.

I have not been able to think of a synonym, nor have I found a thesaurus
entry for it.

Perhaps the collective wisdom and experience of the list can suggest an
alternative?

Thanks.

Robert Johnson
Principal Writer
Percussion Software
Woburn, MA

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