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As I Lay Dying
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portentous
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As I Lay Dying
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  • The sun, an hour above the horizon, is poised like a bloody egg upon a crest of thunderheads; the light has turned copper: in the eye portentous, in the nose sulphurous, smelling of lightning.
  • From here they are no more than specks, implacable, patient, portentous.

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

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