The adjective eminent means prominent or outstanding. Imminent means impending, about to occur.
- Charles Dodgson (better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll) was an eminent mathematician.
- "Personal disintegration remains always an imminent danger." (Christopher Lasch)
(a) Christmas Humphreys followed closely in the footsteps of his _____ father and eventually became a judge at the Old Bailey.
(b) The death of conventional newspapers appears to be _____.