verb (used without object)
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Origin of impend
OTHER WORDS FROM impendsu·per·im·pend, verb (used without object)
Words nearby impend
Example sentences from the Web for impend
At last he smiled, whilst I bowed before him, but very vaguely conscious of what might impend.The Strolling Saint|Raphael Sabatini
Overbold, audacious; overhang, impend; overweigh, preponderate.An Outline of English Speech-craft|William Barnes
Impend′ence, Impend′ency, the state of impending: near approach.
They were his rock of refuge in any cataclysm that might impend.Bunker Bean|Harry Leon Wilson
Concealing his agitation, he began the routine of such familiar labors as impend on the eve of battle.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane