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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·i·gent /ˈɛksəʤənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·i·gent, a.  Exacting or requiring immediate aid or action; pressing; critical. “At this exigent moment.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·i·gent, n.
 1. Exigency; pressing necessity; decisive moment. [Obs.]
    Why do you cross me in this exigent?   --Shak.
 2. o. Eng. Law The name of a writ in proceedings before outlawry.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need";
             "regarded literary questions as exigent and
             momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an
             instant need" [syn: clamant, crying, insistent,
      2: requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more
         exigent over his pronunciation" [syn: exacting]