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looming +‎ -ly

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loomingly (comparative more loomingly, superlative most loomingly)

  1. So as to loom.
    • 2009 May 10, Daphne Merkin, “A Journey Through Darkness”, in New York Times[1]:
      (It seems to me now, many years later, that I was expressing early on a chronic depressive’s wish to stay home, on the inside, instead of taking on the outside, loomingly hostile world in the form of classmates and teachers.)

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