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ek si juhnt

  • s  demanding attention
    regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken
  • s  requiring precise accuracy
    became more exigent over his pronunciation

  • Global warming is one of the most exigent problems facing our society today.
  • Given the seriousness of the situation, it was exigent that the police arrested and incarcerated the drug peddlers without an arrest warrant.
  • Fine is still preparing a report on the illegal use of "exigent letters" in unauthorized demands for records from business.
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  • Multiple Assignments
    In applying for quo warranto, Wagner—an elderly man who had a family law cases in front of Halpin—also attacked the general practices of granting multiple or consecutive assignments of a particular judge to a particular court, of assigning retired judges without a finding of exigent circumstances, and of issuing orders that allow a retired judge to return to complete work on cases heard during ...
    July 29, 2013 - Metropolitan News-Enterprise

  • Ben Bernanke in Trend News Agency
    Bernanke said the central bank's emergency lending provisions, set up in March at the height of the credit crisis for a six-month period, could be carried into 2009 if the financial sector's "unusual and exigent circumstances continue to prevail."
  • President Bush in Canton Repository (subscription)
    But when he signed the postal reform act, Bush added a statement sayingt his administration would construe that provision "in a manner consistent, to the maximum extent permissible, with the need to conduct searches in exigent circumstances."
  • Ed Rendell in Patriot-News
    I've told my troopers that I don't want them exceeding 80 unless they need to pass or unless there's some real exigent circumstance,Rendell said.

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