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ur juhn see

  • n  the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
  • n  pressing importance requiring speedy action
    the urgency of his need
  • n  an urgent situation calling for prompt action
    they departed hurriedly because of some great urgency in their affairs
  • n  insistent solicitation and entreaty

  • But the gay adoption boom may be less about support for gay rights than it is about the urgency of finding homes for abandoned children.
  • A palace intruder gives new urgency to an old refrainGod take care of this monarch as well, especially since her protectors last week seemed astonish ingly inept at doing.
  • The Obama campaign is starting to underline that urgency.
News & Articles

  • Syria war death toll hits 93,000, UN says. A spur to US to aid rebels?
    The United Nations revised its death toll in the Syrian civil war sharply upward to at least 93,000 Thursday, lending new urgency to Obama administration discussions this week of US options in the deepening conflict.
    June 13, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News
  • McCarthy likes Packers' sense of urgency
    GREEN BAY, Wis. — Following second-round playoff losses in consecutive seasons, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has seen a different look to his team this offseason. "Frankly, I feel this — and I've thought it since I came back in April; it started in the weight room — this team has a different edge to it, a higher sense of urgency than I can recall," McCarthy said Tuesday. "I don't know ...
    June 12, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • 'Sense of urgency' surrounds legislation, as launch of Twin River casino games looms
    'Sense of urgency' surrounds legislation, as launch of Twin River casino games looms
    June 11, 2013 - The Providence Journal
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in BusinessWeek
    They allege that Blagojevich put a 'for sale' sign on the naming of a United States Senator; involved himself personally in pay-to-play schemes with the urgency of a salesman meeting his annual sales target; and corruptly used his office in an... Patrick Fitzgerald http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Fitzgerald&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGPzhmxWW1WJbe2mVbWBC-ROULUoQ Salem-News.Com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.salem-news.com/articles/december092008/_blagojevich_arrest__12-9-08.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH-kduYuPhkSmjATMviUGVInWqU-w Dec 9, 2008 106668 139778 urgency Noting the unemployment report, Obama said: I am sure that at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue, members of the Senate are reading these same numbers this morning. I hope they share my sense of urgency and draw the same, unmistakable conclusion:...

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