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lumloom

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  1. loom

    Synonyms:
    glimmer, lower, gloam

    Antonyms:
    dwindle, pale, recede, fade, vanish, disappear

Princeton's WordNet

  1. loomverb

    a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile

  2. loomverb

    come into view indistinctly, often threateningly

    "Another air plane loomed into the sky"

    Synonyms:
    tower, hulk, brood, predominate, bulk large, hover

  3. loom, tower, predominate, hulkverb

    appear very large or occupy a commanding position

    "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"

    Synonyms:
    rule, tower, predominate, hulk, dominate, brood, hover, prevail, bulk large, reign

  4. brood, hover, loom, bulk largeverb

    hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

    "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"

    Synonyms:
    levitate, stew, hover, predominate, linger, bulk large, oscillate, sulk, dwell, pout, hatch, cover, hulk, vacillate, grizzle, incubate, vibrate, tower, brood

  5. loomverb

    weave on a loom

    "materials loomed in Egypt"

    Synonyms:
    tower, hulk, brood, predominate, bulk large, hover

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  1. List of paraphrases for "loom":

    looms, looming

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How to use loom in a sentence?

  1. Sentix Managing Director Patrick Hussy:

    The euro zone economy is booming, but the pace is slowing noticeably, what is true for the euro zone is also visible for the German economy ... Fears are growing that new lockdowns could loom from autumn onwards with rising infection figures, and could once again weigh on the economy.

  2. Kallum Pickering:

    While the long-term risks to The United Kingdom potential growth from Brexit loom large, the prospect of a deal presents considerable upside potential for the The United Kingdom economy over the medium-term.

  3. Rebecca Robbins:

    Sleep is an artifact of our waking lives, if you're experiencing hardship, trauma or something unsettling happening... those events loom large for our sleep.

  4. Madam Chaiang Kai-shek:

    I go walking, and the hills loom above me, range upon range, one against the other. I cannot tell where one begins and another leaves off. But when I talk with God, He lifts me up where I can see clearly where everything has a distinct contour.

  5. Pascal Lee:

    The Apollo landing sites were all near the Moon’s equator, such that the Earth was almost directly overhead for the astronauts, but from the Philolaus skylights, Earth would loom just over the crater’s mountainous rim, near the horizon to the southeast.


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