Tuesday, March 29, 2011


exigency (n)

1. The quality or state of requiring immediate aid or action; urgency.

2. A case demanding immediate action or remedy; a pressing or urgent situation.

3. That which is demanded or required in a particular situation -- usually used in the plural.


bedaub (vt)

1. to smear all over; besmear; soil.

2. to ornament gaudily or excessively.