The audience felt that a startling revelation was to follow this ominous prelude.
A greenish pallor spread over the count’s cheeks, and his eyes became bloodshot at these terrible imputations, which were listened to by the assembly with ominous silence.
You may imagine there was something startling and ominous," said Haidee, shaking her head and turning pale at the mere remembrance of the scene, "in this long file of slaves and women only half-aroused from sleep, or at least so they appeared to me, who was myself scarcely awake.
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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.