Definition of exigent:
importunate, egregious, difficult, trying, stern, insistent, emergent, severe, rigorous, severe, critical, on the front burner, every minute counts, gross, compelling, flagrant, pressing, formidable, strict, vociferous, laborious, rank, oppressive, difficult, immediate, urgent, instant, arduous, burning, rough, big, fastidious, uppermost, heavy, taxing, backbreaking, strident, burdensome, instantaneous, weighty, necessitous, oppressive, demanding, imperious, imperative, dire, blatant, effortful, repetitive, it's now or never, crying, pressing, clamant, glaring, hard, urgent, exacting, as a matter of urgency/priority, inst, tough, clamorous, onerous.
Frank did not think it was enough, but he was not without intuition and willing to accept the little offered him and be grateful- rather than risk all, and almost certainly lose all, by too exigent a suit.- "Love, The Fiddler", Lloyd Osbourne.
- "54-40 or Fight", Emerson Hough.
- "The Craft of Fiction", Percy Lubbock.