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  • as inimminent
  • as inimpending

synonyms for on the horizon

  • forthcoming
  • immediate
  • impending
  • inevitable
  • likely
  • looming
  • possible
  • probable
  • unavoidable
  • about to happen
  • approaching
  • brewing
  • close
  • coming
  • expectant
  • fast-approaching
  • following
  • gathering
  • in store
  • in the air
  • in the cards
  • in the offing
  • in the wind
  • in view
  • ineluctable
  • inescapable
  • inevasible
  • menacing
  • near
  • nearing
  • next
  • nigh
  • on its way
  • on the verge
  • overhanging
  • see it coming
  • threatening
  • to come
  • unescapable
  • approaching
  • brewing
  • imminent
  • looming
  • coming
  • gathering
  • hovering
  • menacing
  • near
  • nearing
  • overhanging
  • portending
  • threatening
  • at hand
  • in the cards
  • in the offing
  • in the wind
  • looking to
  • ominous
  • proximate
  • see it coming
  • waiting to

antonyms for on the horizon

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  • avoidable
  • distant
  • escapable
  • later
  • never
  • unlikely
  • doubtful
  • far
  • future
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How to use on the horizon in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
See how those distant peaks rise serenely over the southern horizon!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The sky was alight from zenith to horizon, the Nile aflame with sunrise, by the time the letter was written.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The grand mountain-top bearing that name he had known well in many a distant horizon.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He saw the Theban Hills rolling their dark, menacing wave along the far horizon.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The horizon, however, was lowering and hazy, and the sun had not force enough to tear the murky veil asunder.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
In the depths of his being, below an immense horizon, shone joy, luring him onward and brightening as it did so.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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