Ur"gent (?), a. [L. urgens, p. pr. of urgere: cf. F. urgent. See Urge.]
Urging; pressing; besetting; plying, with importunity; calling for immediate attention; instantly important.
Some urgent cause to ordain the contrary.
The Egyptians were urgent upon the people that they might send them out of the land in haste.
Ex. xii. 33.
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