Synonyms for bearing down

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Presently we were bearing down on the first one, looking for the way to pass it.

That meant that the Fuor d'Italia was bearing down upon them.

Footsteps, bounding with life, with strength, were bearing down upon him.

The allied fleet was now formed in line and bearing down on the Norwegians.

If the bearing down is present with burning in the parts, Bell.

In a flash he was up, cutting off the power and bearing down on the emergency-brake.

In the distance a fleet of canoes is sighted, bearing down on the steamers.

There were audible indications that the German destroyer was bearing down.

His eyes blinded again, for it was as if she were bearing down upon him.

Spectres they seemed, bearing down suddenly from the unknown.