A structure loomed darkly against the lighter horizon.
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.
With each unsuccessful try my panic loomed larger until I could feel the perspiration run down my neck.
The sun wouldn't be up for another hour, but the block walls of the dairy loomed clearly in the white landscape.
The seemingly insurmountable mountain range loomed in the distance.