Definition: an urgent circumstance

I sort of knew what this meant, but I wanted to clarify that it was not the same as exegesis (it is not).

Why I Looked It Up

From The Covenant:

He was not an overly religious man, and certainly his two wives were rugged, rough women accustomed to frontier exigencies…

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