Synonyms of 'exigency'

climacteric, clutch, compulsion, constraint, contingency, crisis, critical point, crunch, drive, emergency, extremity, hinge, immediacy, imperative, imperativeness, importunacy, importunateness, importunity, impulse, impulsion, insistence, pass, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pinch, predicament, press, pressure, push, rub, strait, stress, tension, turn, turning, turning point, urge, urgency