GRE Word List

LOOM

appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth

The meaning of the word loom is appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth.

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onusburden; responsibility
sectseparate religious body; faction; group of people with common beliefs within a larger group
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