Concealing his agitation, he began the routine of such familiar labors as impend on the eve of battle.
We seriously consider the dreadful judgments that now impend the nation.
He is more occupied with the sins of his own age, and the heavy judgments of God that impend over his countrymen.
Overbold, audacious; overhang, impend; overweigh, preponderate.
While the members were thus being torn away, destruction seemed to impend at the heart.
They were his rock of refuge in any cataclysm that might impend.
At last he smiled, whilst I bowed before him, but very vaguely conscious of what might impend.
To Hugh a crisis seemed to impend, but he held off for the Gilmores, who seemed to be used to crises.
One morning it happened, the 16th of February, when naught of moment seemed to impend.
Broken boulders often impend the river's course for miles, and hopelessly obstruct descent.