Eminent and imminent sound somewhat like enquire and inquire.
The meaning of "eminent" is -->
The meaning of "imminent" is --->
1)something which is about to happen.Specially used in events involving danger or catastrophe.
2) Projecting or hanging.
1) Jawarhar Lal Nehru was an eminent statesman.
2) The eminent teachers were awarded for their contributions.
1)We knew that a collision with the oncoming truck was imminent.
2)The terrorist displayed no signs of imminent departure.