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Adjective
About to happen or take place
“Bel was feeling decidedly skittish about the looming interview.”
Adjective
So nearly the case that it can be regarded as so
Adjective
In preparation or progress
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Bodeful of bad or unfortunate consequences
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Certain to be or do something
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An arrival or approach
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Present participle for to appear indistinctly, especially in an exaggerated or threatening form
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“The cold mist is low again, blurring and haloing streetlights, muffling sound so that passing vehicles loom, blare, then suddenly fade.”
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Present participle for to appear to rise or soar over something
“Four days later, after an uncomfortable but uneventful voyage, we saw a ruddy mountain loom over the tops of the palm trees.”
Verb
Present participle for to be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
“A bigger threat may loom on the media landscape for this young startup.”
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Present participle for to be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
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Present participle for to approach or come near to (physically or numerically)
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(appear at or on) Present participle for to arrive or get to a destination
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Present participle for hang or extend outwards over
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Present participle for to elevate or extend in an upward direction or motion
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Present participle for to expose to danger or the risk of loss
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