Thesaurus / exigent
Quiz Yourself On You’re vs. Your!START THE QUIZ
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
He counsels me not to be exigent in my terms; if he knew me better, perhaps, he would not have deemed the advice so necessary.
BARRINGTONCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Are we too exigent when we implore the whites to preach by example?
SOUTH AMERICA TO-DAYGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
The more modest and simple the Rav, the haughtier and more exigent the Rebbetzin.
SIMON EICHELKATZ; THE PATRIARCHULRICH FRANK
Nay, because Slavery is powerful, because the Enterprise is difficult, therefore is the duty of all more exigent.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
But it is a long and exigent part, and there were times in the play when her physical strength was overtaxed.
Nevertheless, so exigent was this strait, she continued to confront him with a face of unflinching defiance.
RED MASQUERADELOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Andy Dunne, honestly and simply intent on earning his money, had been unusually exigent.
WANTED: A HUSBANDSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
I will confess that I was astonished at the power with which Miss Lhr met these exigent demands upon her emotional forces.
He was as exigent that his country should do justly as he was insistent that it should be done justly by.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND HIS TIMESHAROLD HOWLAND
Sylvia's decision remained, and just then the music crashed into a silence, broken by exigent applause.
THE GUARDED HEIGHTSWADSWORTH CAMP
WORDS RELATED TO EXIGENT
- mattering much
- of moment
- of note
- of substance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.