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exigent

adjective acute, badly needed, clamant, compelling, compulsory, critical, crucial, crying, essential, grave, high priority, imperative, important, indispensable, inescapable, insistent, mandatory, necessary, necessitous, needed, needful, not to be delayed, not to be overlooked, pressing, required, requiring immediate attention, requiring immediate care, requiring prompt accion, serious, unavoidable, urgent, vital
Associated concepts: exigent circumstances
See also: astringent, compulsory, critical, crucial, essential, grave, imperative, important, indispensable, insistent, mandatory, necessary, obligatory, particular, peremptory, requisite, severe, stringent, uncompromising, urgent

EXIGENT, or EXIGI FACIAS, practice. A writ issued in the course of proceedings to outlawry, deriving its name and application from the mandatory words found therein, signifying, "that you cause to be exacted or required; and it is that proceeding in an outlawry which, with the writ of proclamation, issued at the same time, immediately precedes the writ of capias utlagatum. 2 Virg. Cas. 244.

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All shares of Exigent common stock validly tendered and not withdrawn prior to the expiration of the tender offer at midnight last night have been accepted for payment of $3.
Broome County chose Exigent because of their flexibility in meeting our requirements and their commitment to meeting our installation date," said Barbara Fiala, Broome County Clerk.
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when law enforcement agents act in an entirely lawful manner, they do not inpermissibly create exigent circumstances.
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