imminent

[ im-uh-nuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF imminent

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMMINENT

From the very beginning of the session their overthrow was imminent.

The country doctor had come, too, finding Tillie's trial not imminent.

With great difficulty and imminent danger he succeeded in reaching her.

Within the bounds of possibility, their turn to stumble might now be imminent.

For a moment they were tense with the tenseness of imminent death.

Involuntarily, Clayton squared himself, as if an attack were imminent.

The second proved that the danger threatening her daughter was real, imminent.

Borrow was imminent after Jefferies—Borrow, Thoreau, and sorrow.

They were the men of the larboard watch, waiting for eight bells which was imminent.

It was a characteristic Hooverian achievement in the face of imminent disaster.

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