exigently
adverb see exigent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • exigently — See exigent. * * * …   Universalium

  • exigently — ex·i·gent·ly …   English syllables

  • exigently — adverb : in an exigent manner * * * exˈigently adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑exigent …   Useful english dictionary

  • exigent — exigently, adv. /ek si jeuhnt/, adj. 1. requiring immediate action or aid; urgent; pressing. 2. requiring a great deal, or more than is reasonable. Also, exigeant. [1400 50; late ME < L exigent (s. of exigens) (prp. of exigere to drive out,… …   Universalium

  • exigent — adjective Etymology: Latin exigent , exigens, present participle of exigere to demand more at exact Date: 1629 1. requiring immediate aid or action < exigent circumstances > 2. requiring or calling for much ; demanding < an exigent client > •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exigent — adjective /ˈɛk.sɪ.dʒənt,ˈɛɡ.zɪ.dʒənt/ a) Urgent; needing immediate action. b) Demanding; needing great effort. See Also: exigence, exigency, exigently …   Wiktionary

  • loudly — Synonyms and related words: aloud, clamantly, clamorously, deafeningly, demandingly, exactingly, exigently, exorbitantly, extortionately, firmly, forcefully, forcibly, forte, fortemente, fortissimo, heartily, imperviously, importunately,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • necessarily — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. vitally, cardinally, fundamentally, importantly, indispensably, momentously, unavoidably, undeniably, certainly, as a matter of course, inexorably, inescapably, ineluctably, inevasively, unpreventably, irresistibly,… …   English dictionary for students

  • urgently — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Critically] Syn. pressingly, instantly, imperatively, necessarily, indispensably, momently, requisitely, essentially, primarily, crucially, capitally, exigently. 2. [Insistently] Syn. compellingly, persuasively,… …   English dictionary for students

  • exigent — /ˈɛksədʒənt / (say eksuhjuhnt) adjective 1. requiring immediate action or aid; urgent; pressing. 2. requiring a great deal, or more than is reasonable. {Latin exigens, present participle, requiring, literally, driving out} –exigently, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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