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oncoming

on·com·ing

oncoming

 
pronunciation:
an kuh mIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: coming toward or near; approaching.
the oncoming car
synonyms:
approaching, nearing
similar words:
advancing, close, coming, looming
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part of speech: noun
definition: the approach or onset of something.
the oncoming of a depression
synonyms:
approach, coming
similar words:
arrival, beginning, birth, dawn, inception, kickoff, onset, outset, start