Synonyms for Impended:

v.

approached (verb)
closed, Loomed, Converged, Came, come, Neared, accessed, advanced, Gained, Approached.
ensued (verb)
destined, Resulted, Ensued, Eventuated, developed, Followed.

Usage examples for Impended

  1. It was not as lofty as the one we had just ascended, but it impended to such a degree that we saw we should have to climb our rope while it swung free in the air! – The Moon Metal by Garrett P. Serviss