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imminent

im·mi·nent

imminent

 
 
pronunciation:
I m nnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: about to happen or likely to happen very soon.
In preparation for the king's imminent arrival, they let down the drawbridge to the castle.The danger is imminent; you must leave immediately.
 
synonyms:
impending, looming, momentary
similar words:
close, immediate, in store, in the cards, near, nigh
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derivation: imminently (adv.)