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drawing near

adjective as in approaching

noun as in approach

noun as in imminence

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Example Sentences

As the 12 a.m. deadline was drawing near, Senate Republicans attempted to vote on SB5.

The time may quickly be drawing near when U.S. interests in regional stability will demand more than diplomacy.

We are drawing near the chateau, and you might as well wear a cockade tricolor as let them hear that.

When, at length, the smoke of the “big brother” was observed drawing near, the people flocked in hundreds to the piers and cliffs.

Now at last they were drawing near to St. Julien, whither Richard sent advance messengers.

Then, drawing near the wall in the direction from which the noise came, they applied their ears with bated breath.

But it was drawing near to the darkness when he managed to summon sufficient resolution to face the ordeal.


On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drawing near, such as: coming, imminent, impending, advancing, at hand, and convergent.

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