Thursday, April 2, 2015

Word of the Week: Exigent

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Word: exigent

How you say it: [ek-si-juhnt]

What it is: adjective

What it means: 1.) requiring immediate action or aid; urgent; pressing. 2.) requiring a great deal, or more than is reasonable. (Definition courtesy of

Use it three times and it's yours! Using a word three times can help it stick in your memory.

When Sally received the disturbingly large hospital bill, she knew it was exigent that she call her insurance company.

Of the ten things written on this to-do list, which is the most exigent?

Please send help; our need is exigent.

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