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Another word for urgent

  1. Compelling immediate attention

      1. Of the utmost seriousness or importance
      2. Characterized by intense emotion; passionate:
      3. Marked by flames or intense heat:
      1. That demands action or attention.
      2. That deserves rebuke or censure.
      3. Abominable; reprehensible:
      1. Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
      2. Calling for quick action; urgent
      3. Arousing terror or causing extreme distress; dreadful; terrible
      1. Rising above a surrounding medium, especially a fluid.
      2. Of or relating to aquatic plants such as cattails or rushes that are rooted below a body of water or in an area that is periodically submerged but extend above the water level.
      3. Relating to an exceptionally tall tree whose crown extends well above the level of the upper canopy.
      1. Requiring immediate action; pressing:
      2. Calling for immediate action or attention; urgent; critical
      3. Having or making urgent demands; demanding:
      1. Having the nature of, or indicating, power or authority; commanding
      2. Absolutely necessary; urgent; compelling
      3. Necessary or urgent:
      1. (Archaic) Urgent; pressing
      2. Quickly and easily resolved or determined:
      3. Occurring at once; immediate:
      1. Very earnest or insistent:
      2. Demanding immediate attention; urgent:
      3. Persistent in request or demand; insistent
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  2. Firm or obstinate, as in making a demand or maintaining a stand

      1. Troublesomely urgent or persistent in requesting; pressingly entreating:
      2. (Obs.) Troublesome
      3. Urgent or persistent in asking or demanding; insistent; refusing to be denied; annoyingly urgent or persistent
      1. Firm in asserting a demand or an opinion; unyielding.
      2. Repetitive and persistent:
      3. Insisting or demanding; persistent in demands or assertions
      1. (Zoology) Retained permanently, rather than disappearing in an early stage of development:
      2. Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time; enduring:
      3. Continuing to exist or endure; lasting without change
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Another word for urgent

  1. Of immediate importance

  2. Insistent