Synonyms and related words:
about to be, advancing, already in sight, approximate, approximating, approximative, arm-in-arm, arriving, asymptotic, at hand, attracted to, brewing, burning, centripetal, centrolineal, cheek-by-jowl, close, close at hand, coming, concurrent, confluent, confocal, connivent, converging, desired, destinal, destined, determined, drawn to, emergent, entering, eventual, extrapolated, fatal, fated, fatidic, focal, forthcoming, future, futuristic, gathering, going to happen, hand-in-hand, hereafter, homeward, homeward-bound, hoped-for, hot, immediate, imminent, impendent, impending, in danger imminent, in prospect, in reserve, in store, in the cards, in the offing, in the wind, in view, inbound, incoming, instant, intimate, inward-bound, later, looming, lowering, lurking, meeting, menacing, mutually approaching, near, near at hand, near the mark, nearing, nearish, nigh, nighish, on the horizon, oncoming, overhanging, planned, plotted, predicted, preparing, probable, projected, prophesied, propinque, prospective, proximal, proximate, radial, radiating, side-by-side, tangent, tangential, that will be, threatening, to come, to-be, ultimate, uniting, upcoming, vicinal, waiting, warm

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