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loom2

loom2

 
pronunciation:
lum
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: loomed, looming, looms
definition 1: to appear or come into view, often as a very large, dim, or distorted shape.
The ship loomed in the mist.
synonyms:
emerge, hulk
similar words:
appear, ascend, materialize, rise, soar, take shape, tower
definition 2: to appear to the mind as something particularly difficult or threatening.
The piano recital loomed in his thoughts, and his anxiety grew each day.
synonyms:
bulk
similar words:
appear, impend, menace, threaten, tower
definition 3: to take shape as an approaching event; impend.
The debate looms ahead.
synonyms:
impend
similar words:
approach, brew, near
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a dim or distorted appearance, as of something seen at a distance or through mist or darkness.
similar words:
appearance