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impendent

[im-pen-duh nt] /ɪmˈpɛn dənt/
adjective
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Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Latin impendent- stem of impendēns present participle of impendēre to hang over, threaten. See impend, -ent
Related forms
impendence, impendency, noun
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Examples for impendent
  • The press needs to present impendent criticism from both sides.
  • impendent sections occur on both sides of raised bridge.
  • It is designed to promote or enhance impendent living through the stabilization of their illness.

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