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urgency

The condition of being concerned about safety and requiring timely but not immediate assistance. Potentially, a distress situation.
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This is a very urgent message for the countess' ears alone," replied Rokoff.
She accompanied her advice by the gift of a crystal smelling-bottle, with strict orders only to open it in case of urgent need.
They were overruled, however, by the urgent instances of M'Dougal and M'Kenzie, who, having resolved upon abandoning the enterprise, were desirous of making as strong a case as possible to excuse their conduct to Mr.
Having watched for a moment when his father had nothing more urgent on his hands than the newspaper, he went behind him, laid a hand on his shoulder, and said,--
He could venture now to be persuasive and urgent, and his father yielded with more readiness than he had calculated on.
Their visitors, except those from Barton Park, were not many; for, in spite of Sir John's urgent entreaties that they would mix more in the neighbourhood, and repeated assurances of his carriage being always at their service, the independence of Mrs.
That was all I knew of Nicolete's parents, and all I needed to know; with the exception of one good action,--at her urgent entreaty they had left Nicolete behind them, with no other safeguard than a charming young lady companion, whose fitness for her sacred duties consisted in a temperament hardly less romantic and whimsical than Nicolete's own.
Profound and powerful forces are shaking and remaking our world, and the URGENT question of our time is whether we can make change our friend and not our enemy.
Wise politicians will be cautious about fettering the government with restrictions that cannot be observed, because they know that every breach of the fundamental laws, though dictated by necessity, impairs that sacred reverence which ought to be maintained in the breast of rulers towards the constitution of a country, and forms a precedent for other breaches where the same plea of necessity does not exist at all, or is less urgent and palpable.
Atlanta, Georgia-based SmartCare Urgent Care has received the Accredited Urgent Care designation, the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers, the company said.
But in October it announced plans to scrap the proposed 24-hour urgent care centre at North Tyneside General Hospital and instead have one that opens from 8am to 10pm, with a home visiting service operating out of hours.
st 573 urgent England within 26 In all, 1,326 children and teens aged up to 19 were referred for urgent help with eating disorders in 2016 at a rate of more than three a day.