Definition of exigent in English:
Pressing; demanding: the exigent demands of her contemporaries' music took a toll on her voice
More example sentences
- Once they alerted to the car, the cops had reasonable suspicion plus exigent circumstances (the danger), so they had extra good justification to search.
- The scheme is a thoughtful and original response to what must be the increasingly exigent demands of the London restaurateur who has to contend with the changing fashions of a capricious clientele.
- Attaining some distance from the social world and thinking about its transformation from that vantage point may be useful, even if return to life within this social world, or some successor of it, seems ethically and practically exigent.
Words that rhyme with exigentdiligent • intransigent
Definition of exigent in:
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