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Exigent

Ex`i`gent
a.1.Exacting or requiring immediate aid or action; pressing; critical.
n.1.Exigency; pressing necessity; decisive moment.
Why do you cross me in this exigent?
- Shak.
2.(o. Eng. Law) The name of a writ in proceedings before outlawry.
Adj.1.exigent - demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
2.exigent - requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"
Synonyms: exacting

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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