Synonyms and Antonyms of loom

  1. to be about to happen <he could tell that trouble was looming when the bullies swaggered into the park> Synonyms brew, impend Related Words advance, approach, close in, draw on, gather, near; hang, hover, lower (also lour), menace, overhang, threaten Near Antonyms abate, decline, de-escalate, die down, diminish, disappear, dwindle, ebb, fade, fall, lessen, let up, lower, moderate, recede, relent, remit, shrink, subside, taper, taper off, vanish, wane; fall back, pass, recede, retreat, withdraw

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