Loomed sentence example

loomed
  • A structure loomed darkly against the lighter horizon.
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  • As he looked anxiously out for the pierheads at Ostend, breakers suddenly loomed up on the starboard bow, and before the ship could turn she was ashore.
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  • With each unsuccessful try my panic loomed larger until I could feel the perspiration run down my neck.
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  • The sun wouldn't be up for another hour, but the block walls of the dairy loomed clearly in the white landscape.
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  • A dwarf, dressed in a long white robe and muttering divine and incredible incantations, loomed over his supine form.
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  • The seemingly insurmountable mountain range loomed in the distance.
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  • The circumspect approach to the ridge now loomed above him.
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  • The final bend below Linton Lock came sooner than we thought and the large sandbank loomed up on the left hand side.
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  • All that he had done for her in the days of the Consulate was remembered; his subsequent proceedings - his tyranny, his shocking waste of human life, his deliberate persistence in war when France and Europe called for a reasonable and lasting peace - all this was forgotten; and the great warrior, who died of cancer on the 5th of May 1821, was thereafter enshrouded in mists of legend through which his form loomed as that of a Prometheus condemned to a lingering agony for his devotion to the cause of humanity.
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  • Whilst in our boat we almost collided with another vessel which loomed up in front of us.
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  • Have there been no enemies that loomed large at one point, but now have been tamed and even completely vanquished?
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  • The wide spaces of the Pacific lay behind him, he had fought a famous battle, but the southern waters of the world lay before him, behind loomed the Atlantic, and he knew that Britain's arm stretched far.
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  • These alders loomed through the mist at regular intervals as you walked half way round the pond.
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  • She alone could have given the Spanish Armada any real chance of success; and as the prospect of invasion loomed larger on the horizon, fiercer grew the popular determination to remove the only possible centre of a domestic rising, without which the external attack was bound to be a failure.
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  • For a few years he was the idol of the people of Quebec, and French Canada loomed large in the public eye; but towards the end of 1891 serious charges were preferred against his ministry, on the ground that subsidies voted for railways had been diverted to political use, and he was dismissed by the lieutenant-governor.
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  • It must have been composed in a time of natural gloom and depression, after Yahweh's anger had been provoked by "a very froward generation," certainly not before the Assyrian Empire had loomed up against the political horizon, aggressive and menacing.
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  • Syrian people loomed so large in ancient records as did the Hittites, and the suggestion began to find acceptance.
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