impendent

adjective
im·​pen·​dent | \ im-ˈpen-dənt How to pronounce impendent (audio) \

Definition of impendent

: being near at hand : approaching

First Known Use of impendent

1590, in the meaning defined above

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“Impendent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impendent. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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