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Synonyms for exigency

the condition of being in need of immediate assistance

a condition in which something necessary or desirable is required or wanted

something asked for or needed

Synonyms for exigency

a pressing or urgent situation

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a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

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They were to frame a NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, adequate to the EXIGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT, and OF THE UNION; and to reduce the articles of Confederation into such form as to accomplish these purposes.
It might even have occurred to them, that where a disposition to cavil prevailed, their neglect to execute the degree of power vested in them, and still more their recommendation of any measure whatever, not warranted by their commission, would not less excite animadversion, than a recommendation at once of a measure fully commensurate to the national exigencies.
As the cooperative banking industry is financially ailing, small and medium farmers, traders and others who rely heavily on the cooperative banks during exigencies have no other choice but to depend on private moneylenders.
Of interest to students of military history and tactics, this volume on the German use of cavalry in modern warfare examines the use of mounted units during the First and Second World Wars, and explores the unique circumstances of supply shortage, terrain exigencies, and cultural familiarity that led the German army to retain cavalry units far into the era of the mechanized military.
ISLAMABAD, November 08, 2010 (Frontier Star): Pakistan taking due note of United States expression of support for a permanent seat for India in any reformed Security Council and hopes that the United States will take a moral view and not base itself on any temporary expediency or exigencies of power politics Foreign office spokesman said on Monday that Pakistan believes that US endorsement of India's bid for its permanent seat in the Security Council adds to the complexity of the process of reforms of the Council.
It is designed to allow family members of deployed military personnel to take time away from work to provide for the exigencies that arise out of a military deployment.
Now they do it in a multi-million pound Chinook helicopter, bought by us and held back from the British forces in Afghanistan for just such exigencies as this, and for flying to Peter Phillips' "Stag Weekend" on the Isle of Wight (well, the hovercraft is just sooo common).
The military exigencies of modernizing warfare led a centralizing state to persistent violations of the antebellum canons on which rested an uneasy consensus among southern whites, the overwhelming majority of whom were non-slaveholders.
The details, says AHMM, are 'robust', designed to cope with the exigencies of a design and build contract.
In their predilections for the artificial and symbolic over the haptic exigencies of reality, they aren't permeable enough; they don't let in enough real life.
He doesn't, but the outcome is the same: There are too many exigencies preventing Americans living on the razor's-edge of minimum-wage income from prevailing: Health problems (not covered by employers), crummy living conditions (Spurlock and Jamieson are besieged by insects in an apartment that, the night before they rented it, was a crack house), and children (Spurlock's brother's kids witness a seething financial debate between him and Alex over two 60-cent buns).
Because of the ongoing war on terrorism, "the exigencies of the circumstances may demand that, aside from these core elements, enemy combatant proceedings may be tailored to alleviate their uncommon potential to burden the Executive at a time of ongoing military conflict.
I have argued in previous columns that the birth of both nursing homes and assisted living had little to do with customer preferences and more with the exigencies of financing (public as well as private).
Coleman demonstrates that Ellison's counter-aesthetics--his opposition to what he considered the deterministic and abnegating exigencies of protest and social realism--opened an artistic space for subsequent writers who adamantly eschewed the agit-prop literary imperatives championed by Wright.
In a leasing transaction resulting directly from the exigencies of 9/11, a major NYC based company has leased a 250,000-cubic foot warehouse for the strategic storage of replacement parts.