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looming

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of looming

  1. giving signs of immediate occurrence <some economists see a looming collapse of the stock market> Synonyms impending, imminent, pending, threateningRelated Words approaching, coming, forthcoming, future, near, nearing, oncoming, upcoming; brewing, gathering; likely, possible, probable; inevitable, unavoidable; apocalyptic (also apocalyptical), lowering, menacing, ominous, portentous; anticipated, awaited, expected, foreseen, predictedNear Antonyms distant, far-off, remote; eventual, ultimate; bygone, former, past; late, recent





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