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synonyms for looming

  • approaching
  • imminent
  • impending
  • appearing
  • emerging
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antonyms for looming

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  • distant
  • later
  • remote
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How to use looming in a sentence

They all had relatively mild symptoms, said Goody, but the couple quickly realized they had a looming problem.
RESTAURANTS THROW AWAY A LOT OF FOOD. THESE VOLUNTEERS PICK IT UP FIRST AND TAKE IT TO PEOPLE WHO ARE HUNGRY.CATHY FREEFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The looming transition marks the most radical shake-up in Amazon’s corporate ranks in its nearly 30-year history.
JEFF BEZOS STEPPING DOWN AS AMAZON CEO, TRANSITIONING TO EXECUTIVE CHAIR ROLEJAY GREENE, TONY ROMMFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The federal government was warned of the looming disaster, according to an investigation requested by the supreme court, but didn’t do enough to avert it.
THE AMAZONIAN CITY THAT HATCHED THE BRAZIL VARIANT HAS BEEN CRUSHED BY ITTERRENCE MCCOY, HELOÍSA TRAIANOJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The law enforcement agencies tasked with protecting the Capitol did not act on this intelligence or adequately prepare for the looming threat.
ACTING CAPITOL POLICE CHIEF APOLOGIZES TO LAWMAKERS FOR ‘FAILINGS’ THAT ALLOWED JAN. 6 BREACHKAROUN DEMIRJIAN, AARON DAVIS, PETER HERMANNJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The dangers are even greater with looming crises in municipal finance in the wake of the Covid pandemic.
THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF FLINT’S WATER CRISISBY ANNA CLARKJANUARY 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
While the company I lead is focused on the movement of money, I’d be shortsighted to ignore that looming threat on the horizon, because, frankly, it threatens our existence.
HOW COMPANY LEADERS CAN TAKE AN ACTIVE ROLE ON CLIMATE CHANGECLAY WILKESJANUARY 21, 2021QUARTZ
This looming deadline is probably why Mayor Todd Gloria decided last week to publicly open all the bids that have been sitting sealed in the clerk’s office since former Mayor Kevin Faulconer left.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: NEW MAYOR, COUNCIL DRAW LINES IN FRANCHISE FEE BATTLEMACKENZIE ELMERDECEMBER 21, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Gerard Butler stars as a structural engineer in Atlanta who must get his family to safety in the face of a looming extinction event in Greenland.
GREENLAND IS AS MUCH A LOVE STORY AS AN EPIC SPECTACLE OF IMPENDING DISASTERJENNIFER OUELLETTEDECEMBER 18, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Senior Congressional officials are placing a high-stakes gamble that pressure from a looming government shutdown will force lawmakers to compromise on the sweeping economic relief legislation that has been delayed for months.
GOVERNMENT FUNDING APPEARS LIKELY TO EXPIRE FRIDAY NIGHT AS CONGRESS TRIES TO COMPLETE STIMULUS DEALJEFF STEIN, MIKE DEBONIS, LISA REIN, RACHEL SIEGELDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Wall and Harden will appreciate having him as both a moving target and a looming threat in the dunker’s spot, to say nothing of the corner-three assist opportunities his dives will help generate.
CHRISTIAN WOOD MIGHT BE THE ROCKETS’ SILVER LININGMICHAEL PINADECEMBER 9, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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