Part of speech: adjective

Demanding immediate aid or action; urgent; pressing.

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Usage examples "exigent":

  1. I know a woman occupied with the demands of a peculiarly exigent social position. - "The Jonathan Papers", Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris.
  2. But he was a man who reverenced all laws,- and a law, if recognised as a law, was a law to him whether enforced by a penalty, or simply exigent of obedience from his conscience. - "Lady Anna", Anthony Trollope.
  3. And if any exigent fall out, that the Presbyterie of Edinburgh give advertisement for an Assembly pro re nata. - "The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland", Church of Scotland. General Assembly.