exigency

[ ek-si-juhn-see, ig-zij-uhn- ]SEE DEFINITION OF exigency
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He could quiet the horses, but not a woman, in so vague an exigency.

His speaking was unequal, and always rose with the subject and the exigency.

In this exigency the pirate desisted from his plan against the lady.

But this exigency might arise again; indeed, most frequently did arise.

Riley obeyed the call of the exigency; but Forsythe resisted.

Here was an exigency against which she had failed to provide.

The army was entirely unprovided with any means of meeting this exigency.

Immediately after a battle, but too late for the exigency, there was an influx, then a lull.

It was not a soldier that was then required for Philip's exigency, but a scribe.

It grew out of no exigency caused by the relation of the sexes.

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