Synonyms of loom in English:


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1‘ghostly shapes loomed out of the fog’

emerge, appear, become visible, come into view, take shape, materialize, reveal itself, appear indistinctly, come to light, take on a threatening shape

2‘the church loomed above him’

soar, tower, rise, rise up, mount, rear up
overhang, overshadow, hang over, dominate

3‘without reforms, disaster looms’

be imminent, be on the horizon, impend, be impending, be close, be ominously close, threaten, be threatening, menace, brew, be just around the corner