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ominous
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The Hobbit
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  • ...they looked seldom at it, for it was ominous and dreary even in the light of morning.
  • Great floods and rains had swollen the waters that flowed east; and there had been an earthquake or two (which some were inclined to attribute to the dragon-alluding to him chiefly with a curse and an ominous nod in the direction of the Mountain).
  • Nothing moved in the waste, save the vapour and the water, and every now and again a black and ominous crow.

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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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