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The Fellowship of the Ring
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ominous
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • ...the ruins of towers: they had an ominous look.
  • That name the hobbits only knew in legends of the dark past, like a shadow in the background of their memories; but it was ominous and disquieting.
  • The tidings were mostly sad and ominous: of gathering darkness, the wars of Men, and the flight of the Elves.
  • The sound was ominous.
  • They began to feel that all this country was unreal, and that they were stumbling through an ominous dream that led to no awakening.
  • So it went on, until his forties were running out, and his fiftieth birthday was drawing near: fifty was a number that he felt was somehow significant (or ominous); it was at any rate at that age that adventure had suddenly befallen Bilbo.
  • They had been in fear of pursuit for so long that any sound from behind seemed ominous and unfriendly.
  • The dark patches grew darker, but they shrank; and suddenly he saw, towering ominous before him and leaning slightly towards one another like the pillars of a headless door, two huge standing stones.
  • Beyond the ominous water were reared vast cliffs, their stern faces pallid in the fading light: final and impassable.
  • Now dark and ominous it loomed up in the night.
  • Tall and sheer and ominous they stood upon either side of the stream.

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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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