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impending
used in The Remains of the Day

2 uses
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Definition
about to happen
  • And they, knowing me to be one not prone to exaggerated statements, well understood that something of an extraordinary nature was impending.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (49% in)
  • Of course, this strategy had a distinct disadvantage in that each time I moved towards the light to serve the gentlemen, my advancing footsteps would echo long and loud before I reached the table, drawing attention to my impending arrival in the most ostentatious manner; but it did have the great merit of making my person only partially visible while I remained stationary.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (41% in)

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