To paraphrase Robert Lowell, is the light at the end of the tunnel a ray of sunshine or the approach of an oncoming train?
Well, there was nothing paltry about Obamacare or rescuing the country from an oncoming depression.
An aura is a warning symptom, or set of symptoms, that precedes an oncoming migraine.
When they reached the Will Rogers Park, just after Sunset, he did a u-turn at high speed into oncoming traffic.
A block away, a car without a driver speeds through a red light and crashes into oncoming traffic.
I leaped for the door, and grasped the musket, barely straightening up, as the oncoming horseman swung around the corner.
He knew not how nor why, yet he got his feel of the oncoming event from the gods themselves.
The biggest brother groaned as his eye swept the oncoming panic.
He stooped; seized a boulder, hurled it at the oncoming Lee.
Or was it the darkness of oncoming death that chilled and clouded that star-cool brain of his, and made a mock of all his wisdom?