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[ek-si-juh nt; French eg-zee-zhahn] /ˈɛk sɪ dʒənt; French ɛg ziˈʒɑ̃/
Origin of exigeant
< French Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Was Charles too exigeant with his demands, too chary of his daughter?

    Charles the Bold Ruth Putnam
  • She had resolved from the very first not to be an exigeant wife.

    Kept in the Dark Anthony Trollope
  • He showed himself most exigeant as to the conditions on which he would consent to leave Egypt.

  • It seems that as a lover he is the most exigeant of gentlemen.

    Kept in the Dark Anthony Trollope
  • If he'd been imperious, exigeant, she could have gone down to meet him with her head up.

    The Real Adventure Henry Kitchell Webster
  • I could not leave this most exigeant of all places this week.

    Ayala's Angel Anthony Trollope
  • But even duty may pall on an exigeant husband, and a man may be brought to wish that his wife would cross him.

    The Bertrams Anthony Trollope
  • They are almost to the end when the gentlemen come, but Cecil is exigeant, and the professor politely insists.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • Was his an exceptional case, or are men in general as exigeant?

    Fairy Fingers Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • There were, however, other reasons which she used when all else failed to satisfy her exigeant mind.

    No Defense, Complete Gilbert Parker

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