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  • as inloom
  • as inpad
  • as instand out
  • as inenlarge

synonyms for bulking

  • brew
  • come on
  • dominate
  • emerge
  • hover
  • mount
  • overshadow
  • portend
  • soar
  • stand out
  • threaten
  • approach
  • await
  • bulk
  • dawn
  • emanate
  • figure
  • gather
  • impend
  • impress
  • issue
  • lower
  • menace
  • near
  • overhang
  • overtop
  • rear
  • rise
  • show
  • top
  • tower
  • be at hand
  • be coming
  • be forthcoming
  • be imminent
  • be in the cards
  • be in the wind
  • be near
  • become visible
  • break through
  • come forth
  • come into view
  • come on the scene
  • hang over
  • make up
  • seem huge
  • seem large
  • take shape

antonyms for bulking

MOST RELEVANT
  • decline
  • fall
  • leave
  • abandon
  • descend
  • drop
  • neglect
  • abbreviate
  • abridge
  • compress
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • play down
  • reduce
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • simplify
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How to use bulking in a sentence

To the right there is a big steep knoll of green hill bulking up to the south of the valley, and very well fenced with enemy wire.
THE OLD FRONT LINEJOHN MASEFIELD
Slowly, they groped to him, great shadowy forms in wool and leather, bulking over Cappen like storm-gods.
THE VALOR OF CAPPEN VARRAPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
The unemployed problem was bulking bigger than usual to the citizens of San Francisco.
MICHAEL, BROTHER OF JERRYJACK LONDON
It was piled in the field where it was cut, and the whole curing process, up to "bulking," is carried on in the open air.
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND THE SANDWICH ISLANDSCHARLES NORDHOFF
He had but to glance to the south of his reindeer to detect some dark object bulking large in the night.
TRIPLE SPIESROY J. SNELL
But the hat was worn at an unfamiliar angle, and there was something in the erect, bulking figure that was still more unfamiliar.
THE TAMING OF RED BUTTE WESTERNFRANCIS LYNDE
A form bulking large in the doorway caused her to cease her meditation, and look keenly at a thickset man standing there.
IF ANY MAN SINH. A. CODY
Now already he could see Pluto bulking, its night-side black and mysterious, in the viewport.
WORLD BEYOND PLUTOC. H. THAMES
MacRae lifted his head to see his father's friend and his own, Doctor Laidlaw, physician and fisherman, bulking large.
POOR MAN'S ROCKBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
As the day brightened, Abbot suddenly noticed a large bulking shape nearby.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, AUGUST, 1931VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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