impend impend  /ɪm ˈpɛnd/


  • (v) be imminent or about to happen

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  1. By this stratagem the public was apparently convinced that immediate disaster did not impend, and withdrawals grew lighter as the week progressed.
  2. Meanwhile, changes impend in Southern political alignments.
  3. The danger is patent: when more and more money is speculated, tension increases, crashes are thought to impendand there is nothing that is, but thinking helps it to be so.


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    Thursday August 15, 2013 Please present some perspective Editor of the Reformer: Anti-nuclear activists warn that Entergy’s latest quarterly earnings are lower and layoffs impend, so Vermont Yankee is at risk, and that devious Entergy withheld this information until announcing it.
    on August 15, 2013     Source: Brattleboro Reformer

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