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opportunistic

adjective uk   /ˌɒp.ə.tjuːˈnɪs.tɪk/ us    /ˌɑː.pɚ.tuː-/
usually disapproving using a situation to get power or an advantage: At half-time, United were leading with two opportunistic goals by Black.
opportunistically
adverb uk   /-tɪ.kəl.i/ us  
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