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What is another word for approaching?

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Adjective
About to happen or take place
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“Training consisted of daily sessions of rigorous circuits and sparring to fine-tune skills and fitness for the approaching battle.”
Adjective
In the process of coming in
Adjective
On the verge on
Adjective
Having similar characteristics
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Adjective
Of or relating to comparison
Adjective
Going on
Adjective
Bodeful of bad or unfortunate consequences
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Verb
Going somewhere, typically with some degree of difficulty
Verb
In the near future
Verb
Present participle for to come or go near, or nearer to, in place or time
“His faithful pet dog would approach whenever its name was called.”
Verb
Present participle for to draw near a specified destination
“By sunset, the Vikings would approach the village, ready to raid and pillage.”
Verb
Present participle for to come close in quantity or quality
“The world's population will approach ten billion within several decades.”
Verb
Present participle for to make contact with
“You should approach the police department if you have been the victim of a crime.”
Verb
Present participle for to make a request or suggestion
“Let's approach Jayden about joining our chess club.”
Verb
Present participle for to make an attempt at handling a problem or policy
“We must approach this persistent problem with a different strategy if we are to solve it.”
Verb
Present participle for to begin an undertaking
“We will have a meeting later today to discuss how we can best approach this new project.”
Adverb
Very close to in amount, degree or quantity, but not quite
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“The sheets have been flapping furiously on the washing lines as if heralding the new front approaching from the west.”
Preposition
Approximately or around the time of
Preposition
Approaching or nearing
Preposition
Located close to
Preposition
Close to, or similar, in nature or manner
Noun
The act of drawing near
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Noun
Solicitation
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