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exigency
used in David Copperfield

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Definition a pressing or urgent situation
  • I learned, there, that he had gone to Lowestoft, to meet some sudden exigency of ship-repairing in which his skill was required; but that he would be back tomorrow morning, in good time.
    Chapters 55-57 (18% in)

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