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Example sentences for "impend"

Lexicographically close words:
impeding; impel; impelled; impelling; impels; impended; impendent; impending; impends; impenetrability
  1. Orchards of cherry-trees impend from the steeps above the village, which to our certain knowledge produce no contemptible fruit.

  2. Off I set along Chiaja, and up strange paths which impend over the grotto of Posilipo, amongst the thickets mentioned a letter or two ago; for in my present lively humour, I disdained ordinary roads, and would take paths and ways of my own.

  3. In some states of the air, the effect of refraction is so deceptive, that the mountain seems almost to impend over the spectator.

  4. Each balcony is supported by sloping beams of timber, the upper projecting beyond the lower, so as to impend over the water, leaving a narrow quay as the public street beneath.

  5. The strike and the lockout become potential, but they impend as possibilities and do their work.

  6. With the field open for all producers, the danger of free shops with free men will impend always over the union that demands too much for its members.

  7. The natural laws we have presented will work imperfectly if, for example, the danger of a coal famine shall forever impend over the public or if this fuel shall be held at an extortionate price.

  8. But I cannot pass in silence the deeper trouble of earliest manhood, when my soul first awoke to the dread that though other clouds might drift westward and dissolve, one would impend over me for ever.

  9. For in the day fences are about us, roofs and towers impend above our heads, we are cribbed in streets and markets, the din of rhetoric or sordid bargaining fills our ears.

  10. It seemed to impend over the precipice; and close to the base of the latter we saw the street of a town on as strange and inconvenient a foundation as ever one was built upon.

  11. I stood at an open window in the transverse corridor, and looked down upon the Arno, and across at the range of edifices that impend over it on the opposite side.

  12. Within the wall the town is very compact, and above its roofs rises a rock, the sheer, precipitous bluff on which stands the upper town, whose foundations impend over the highest roof in the lower.

  13. From this point, the ruins, assuming a new character, seem to occupy a gentle eminence, and impend over the river without the intervention of a single cottage to obstruct the view.

  14. Two high cliffs near it impend over the sea, which are commonly called the Heads of Ayr, and not far from these stands a fragment of an ancient castle.

  15. We crossed this beautiful river at Bellows Falls, where a neat and thriving village has its seat among craggy mountains, which, at a little distance, seem to impend over it.

  16. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "impend" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    approach; await; beetle; brew; confront; face; gather; hover; impend; loom; lour; lower; menace; near; overhang; project; threaten