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synonyms for exigency

  • contingency
  • vicissitude
  • acuteness
  • constraint
  • crisis
  • criticalness
  • crossroad
  • demand
  • dilemma
  • distress
  • duress
  • emergency
  • extremity
  • fix
  • hardship
  • imperativeness
  • jam
  • juncture
  • necessity
  • need
  • pass
  • pickle
  • pinch
  • plight
  • predicament
  • pressure
  • quandary
  • requirement
  • scrape
  • stress
  • urgency
  • want
  • wont
  • demandingness
  • exigence
  • needfulness
  • pressingness
  • turning point
  • zero hour
See also synonyms for: exigencies
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antonyms for exigency

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • boon
  • calm
  • comfort
  • ease
  • good
  • good fortune
  • miracle
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • plenty
  • solution
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How to use exigency in a sentence

These exigencies seem to have constituted something irrepressible for all the human groups that have trod the Earth for millennia.
OUR MOST EFFECTIVE WEAPON IS IMAGINATION - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYGUIDO TONELLIAPRIL 29, 2021NAUTILUS
The Grammys last night were awkward, strained by the exigencies of the virus.
GILLMOR GANG: CLUBHOUSE STYLESTEVE GILLMORMARCH 19, 2021TECHCRUNCH
These matters of political exigency were undoubtedly beyond the comprehension of the Ylongos.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
She must have been conscious of depths of capacity, to which, whatever the exigency, appeal was never made in vain.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
The exigency nerved me for the task, and I found a courage sufficient to carry me through.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
The fiction that they do exist disappears at once in the clear atmosphere of "exigency."
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
But on this day, and in this extreme momentous exigency, no reliance is reposed on our constitutional counsels!
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Plans are adopted to meet the present exigency, and new ones are at any time engrafted.
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
No exigency could arise which could not be settled by an appeal to the calm judgment and love of fair play which would prevail.
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
I do not believe Basil Stanhope, having assumed the dress of a servant of God, would put it off one hour for any social exigency.
THE MAN BETWEENAMELIA E. BARR
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