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about to occur at any moment

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close in time

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Often he had to cross and recross the rushing torrent, as it wound foaming and roaring down its broken channel, or was walled by perpendicular precipices; and imminent was the hazard of breaking the legs of the horses in the clefts and fissures of slippery rocks.
They were in imminent peril of drowning, especially Mr.
For there is no question, but a just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of a war.
Suddenly it became as midnight; the noises of the jungle ceased; the trees stood motionless as though in paralyzed expectancy of some great and imminent disaster.
The King's party, however, had no suspicion that an attack was imminent, and, in direct contrast to the methods of the baronial troops, had spent the preceding night in drunken revelry, so that they were quite taken by surprise.
His heart was sore, his pride had been bitterly touched, the desire and the whole fabric of his life was in imminent and serious danger.
Summary: Madrid [Spain], Aug 19 (ANI): Spanish authorities on Saturday decided to maintain the country's current terrorist threat alert at level 4, a notch below the maximum level which would signal an attack was imminent.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army has dispatched a large number of forces with heavy military equipment to Eastern Homs to take part in an imminent operation to lift the siege on pro-government forces in Deir Ezzur, field sources said Wednesday.
The entire province of Albay is now under a state of imminent danger due to severe Tropical Storm 'Nina' (international name: Nock-ten), which is expected to make a landfall in the Bicol region on Christmas Day.
to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce.
Three women arrested on Thursday in connection with a car laden with gas cannisters that was found abandonned near Paris' Notre Dame cathedral were likely planning an imminent attack, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said.
Global Banking News-August 3, 2016--Societe Generale wary of imminent elections
Responding to a Point of Order, raised by Nighat Parveen about imminent execution of a Pakistani national in Indonesia, he said that Foreign Office and the Prime Minister's Office did intervene in the matter soon after the issue surfaced.
According to the information received, these people are already in possession of the necessary weapons and their action is imminent.
The planning was occurring now and we would say that an attack was probably imminent," New South Wales Police deputy commissioner Catherine Burn said.