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synonyms for impending

  • approaching
  • brewing
  • imminent
  • looming
  • coming
  • gathering
  • hovering
  • menacing
  • near
  • nearing
  • overhanging
  • portending
  • threatening
  • at hand
  • handwriting-on-the-wall
  • in the cards
  • in the offing
  • in the wind
  • looking to
  • ominous
  • on the horizon
  • proximate
  • see it coming
  • waiting to
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antonyms for impending

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  • gone
  • past
  • distant
  • later
  • never
  • remote
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How to use impending in a sentence

The political reality, however, means Congress is unlikely to pass such a measure—given the deadlock between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill, and the impending November election.
BUSINESS GROUPS DON’T EXPECT TO IMPLEMENT TRUMP’S ‘UNWORKABLE’ PAYROLL ORDERJEFFAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
As part of the socially conservative and more populist wing of the party, Buchanan had long had reservations about Bush, so he used his speaking slot at the convention to talk about the impending “culture wars.”
WHY CONVENTIONS STILL MATTERJULIA AZARIAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Between the impending launch of Facebook’s Libra and China’s proposed central-bank digital currency, events now could reshape global finance for a generation.
THIS WEEK’S AWESOME TECH STORIES FROM AROUND THE WEB (THROUGH AUGUST 8)SINGULARITY HUB STAFFAUGUST 8, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Shoprite’s impending exit is a telling marker of the state of Nigeria’s consumer economy.
AFRICA’S LARGEST RETAILER IS PULLING OUT OF THE CONTINENT’S LARGEST ECONOMYYOMI KAZEEMAUGUST 3, 2020QUARTZ
While an impending wave of soured loans isn’t expected to cause a credit crisis, the forecast demonstrates the economic pain that’s anticipated from heightened unemployment and bankruptcies.
CHINESE BANK LOSSES ARE PROJECTED TO EXCEED THE US AND WESTERN EUROPE COMBINEDJOHN DETRIXHEJULY 22, 2020QUARTZ
As the world awaits this impending crop of exascale supercomputers, there’s plenty to be done today.
THE WORLD’S NEW FASTEST SUPERCOMPUTER IS AN EXASCALE MACHINE FOR AIJASON DORRIERJUNE 25, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
From the moment that they jerked up their horses at MacRae's call, I had an odd sense of impending trouble.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
In the midst of his new success, another severe family blow was impending on Bruce.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The imaginary fears were gone, and she became distinctly conscious of some great impending danger.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The Girondists still met in Madame Roland's library to deliberate concerning measures for averting the impending ruin.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPENDING

  • advancing
  • at hand
  • coming
  • convergent
  • drawing near
  • imminent
  • impending
  • moving closer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.