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Word of the Day – Exigency

By August 24, 2016Word of the Day

Exigency (noun)


An urgent need or demand.

A state of affairs that makes urgent demands: that which is required in a particular situation —usually used in plural (exigencies).

Example sentences

“Women often worked long hours when the exigencies of the family economy demanded it.”

“Rules are an exigency within the confines of a prison or chaos will reign.”

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