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English Dictionary: impend by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
impend
v
  1. be imminent or about to happen; "Changes are impending"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Impend \Im*pend"\, v. t. [L. impend[?]re; pref. im- in +
      pend[?]re to weigh out, pay.]
      To pay. [Obs.] --Fabyan.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Impend \Im*pend"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Impended}; p. pr. & vb.
      n. {Impending}.] [L. impend[c7]re; pref. im- in + pend[c7]re
      to hang. See {Pendant}.]
      To hang over; to be suspended above; to threaten frome near
      at hand; to menace; to be imminent. See {Imminent}.
  
               Destruction sure o'er all your heads impends. --Pope.
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