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Synonyms of loom

Noun


1. loom, textile machine

usage: a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile

Verb


1. loom, look, appear, seem

usage: come into view indistinctly, often threateningly; "Another air plane loomed into the sky"

2. loom, tower, predominate, hulk, rise, lift, rear

usage: appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"

3. brood, hover, loom, bulk large, hang

usage: hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"

4. loom, weave, tissue

usage: weave on a loom; "materials loomed in Egypt"

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