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The Fountainhead
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  • Francon asked ominously.
  • There was one naked bulb of light over the square frame of the hall’s entrance, a small, blue-white lump glowing ominously, too cold and too bright.
  • Francon asked ominously.
  • It was a disconcerting peculiarity which his face assumed at times; it gave the effect of a double exposure, an ominous emphasis.
  • "I don’t know," said Toohey—and his accusing glance gave Stoddard to understand that there was an ominous guilt behind it all, and that the guilt was Stoddard’s.
  • She had never been here before, but she felt this place proclaiming its ownership of her, closing in about her with ominous intimacy.
  • But then, of course, a father is not the same inspiration as a" He caught an ominous look on Keating’s face and changed the end of his sentence to: "as her man, shall we say?"

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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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