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Imminent vs. Incipient

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Imminentadjective

about to happen, occur, or take place very soon, especially of something which won't last long.

Incipientadjective

In an initial stage; beginning, starting, coming into existence.

‘After 500 years, incipient towns appeared.’; ‘Employees shall be familiarized with the use of a fire extinguisher in incipient stage fire fighting.’;

Imminentadjective

Threatening to occur immediately; near at hand; impending; - said especially of misfortune or peril.

Incipientnoun

beginner

Imminentadjective

Full of danger; threatening; menacing; perilous.

‘Hairbreadth scapes i' the imminent deadly breach.’;

Incipientnoun

A verb tense of the Hebrew language.

Imminentadjective

With upon) Bent upon; attentive to.

‘Their eyes ever imminent upon worldly matters.’; ‘Three times to-dayYou have defended me from imminent death.’; ‘No story I unfold of public woes,Nor bear advices of impending foes.’; ‘Fierce faces threatening war.’;

Incipientadjective

Beginning to be, or to show itself; commencing; initial; as, the incipient stage of a fever; incipient light of day.

Imminentadjective

close in time; about to occur;

‘retribution is at hand’; ‘some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand’; ‘in imminent danger’; ‘his impending retirement’;

Incipientadjective

only partly in existence; imperfectly formed;

‘incipient civil disorder’; ‘an incipient tumor’; ‘a vague inchoate idea’;

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