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noun as in exigence

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So we do demand justice and we do speak up and make demands.

It demands an end to poverty and racial injustice, to which we are totally committed in our time.

Her mother made demands about a big ceremony and caused a rift between them.

Sabrine reports that the latest demands by ISIS militants are three prisoners for every captive soldier.

Giving in to the demands of such a leader will, without question, invite greater aggression and brutality.

But the great number of Indians still unconverted demands many more missionaries, whom the king is urged to send.

And yet, the acknowledged state of things here is a grave fact which challenges inquiry and demands explanation.

Of course I had to satisfy the ruffian's insolent demands, but I did so under protest.

In any social movement, then, change and alteration in a new direction must be balanced against the demands of social stability.

He was a refuge from herself; in his imperious demands her memory slept, her depths were stagnant.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demands, such as: exigencies, exigency, necessity, need, needs, and requirement.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.