Ex`i*gent, a. [L. exigens, -entis, p. pr. of exigere to drive out or forth, require, exact. See Exact.]

Exacting or requiring immediate aid or action; pressing; critical.

"At this exigent moment."



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Ex"i*gent, n.


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.



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