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portentous
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Before me stretched the portentous, menacing road of a new decade.
  • As Tom took up the receiver the compressed heat exploded into sound and we were listening to the portentous chords of Mendelssohn’s Wedding March from the ballroom below.

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  • They were excited by the portentous reports.
  • an illustration of something more portentous

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