V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INDIVIDUAL VOLITION

II. Prospective Volition

2. Subservience to ends; actual subservience

Instrumentality.

[Nouns] instrumentality; aid [more]; subservience, subserviency; mediation, intervention, medium, intermedium, vehicle, hand; agency [more].

minister, handmaid; midwife, accoucheur, accoucheuse, obstetrician; go-between; cat's-paw; stepping-stone.

key; masterkey, passkey, latchkey; "open sesame"; passport, passe-partout, safe-conduct.

instrument [more]; expedient (plan) [more]; means [more].

[Verbs] subserve, minister, mediate, intervene; be instrumental; pander to; officiate; tend.

[Adjectives] instrumental; useful [more]; ministerial, subservient, mediatorial; intermediate, intervening; conducive.

[Adverbs] through, by, per; whereby, thereby, hereby; by the agency of [more]; by dint of; by virtue of, in virtue of; through the medium of; along with; on the shoulders of; by means of [more]; by the aid of, with the aid of (assistance) [more].

per fas et nefas, by fair means or foul; somehow, somehow or other; by hook or by crook.

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