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exigency
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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition a pressing or urgent situation
  • For, though bred a lawyer, and accustomed to speak of Bacon, Coke, Noye, and Finch, as his professional associates, the exigencies of this new country had transformed Governor Bellingham into a soldier, as well as a statesman and ruler.
    Chapter 7 -- The Governor's Hall (79% in)

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