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ominous
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War and Peace
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  • "Come here, my friend…." and she ominously tucked up her sleeves still higher.
  • The soldiers passed in a semicircle round something where the ball had fallen, and an old trooper on the flank, a noncommissioned officer who had stopped beside the dead men, ran to catch up his line and, falling into step with a hop, looked back angrily, and through the ominous silence and the regular tramp of feet beating the ground in unison, one seemed to hear left…. left…. left.

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  • I’m beginning to hear ominous rumblings of discontent.
  • With the clouds looking so ominous, I’m afraid there will be a bad storm.

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