Impend



[im-pend] /ɪmˈpɛnd/

verb (used without object)
1.
to be imminent; be about to happen.
2.
to threaten or menace:
He felt that danger impended.
3.
Archaic. to hang or be suspended; overhang (usually followed by over).
/ɪmˈpɛnd/
verb (intransitive)
1.
(esp of something threatening) to be about to happen; be imminent
2.
(foll by over) (rare) to be suspended; hang
v.

1590s, from figurative use of Latin impendere “to hang over, to be imminent,” from assimilated form of in- “into, in, on, upon” (see in- (2)) + pendere “hang” (see pendant). Related: Impended; impending.

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