Important and necessary!

exigency
(n)
EGGS-i-jǝn-see
Meaning

urgent situation or need

1st Sample Sentence

A true leader knows what to do in any exigency.

Root

ex (out)#agere (drive lead act) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Exigency and Emergency rhyme. exigency ~ exit + emergency; you remember the emergency exit, only when at the time of an urgent situation.