Thesaurus / exigent


The need to accelerate the vaccination program before the lure of summer intercedes has never been more exigent—nor has the imperative to remain cautious and patient, even when the end appears to be in sight.IS THE U.S. COVID-19 VACCINE ROLLOUT WORKING? WE'RE NOT SURE YETCHRIS WILSONAPRIL 8, 2021TIME
Jones’s omnibus bill includes the repeal of the bill of rights but also a body camera requirement, a use-of-force policy that bans no-knock warrants except under “exigent circumstances” and bans chokeholds, and other changes.PUSH FOR POLICE REFORM CREATES RIFT IN MARYLAND’S DEMOCRATIC CAUCUSOVETTA WIGGINSFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Officers deserve “substantial discretion to analyze the situation, as the court has always said, but do require a showing of actual exigent circumstances,” Fisher said.SUPREME COURT CONSIDERS GIVING POLICE GREATER POWERS WHEN PURSUING SUSPECTSROBERT BARNESFEBRUARY 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, JUNE 18, 1919VARIOUS
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


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