- Mammy shook her head ominously.
- Then an ominous murmuring arose in the crowd and from under the arbor came a humming as unmistakable as that of a hive of newly disturbed bees.
- "No," she said quickly, her eyes glinting up at him ominously.
- Then she heard an ominous sound in the driveway, outside the window, a sound that brought home to her even more sharply the imminence of Ashley’s departure.
- The siege went on through the hot days of July, thundering days following nights of sullen, ominous stillness, and the town began to adjust itself.
- Scarlett hated the sight of the ominously still town now and once she had loved it.
- There was something ominous in the air, exactly what Ashley did not know, but he was powerless to save Scarlett from it.
- Melanie’s horror struck eyes met Mammy’s and Mammy nodded ominously.
- There was something ominous about those words.
- For all its brightness the house was very still, not with the serene stillness of sleep but with a watchful, tired silence that was faintly ominous.
- Without waiting for a reply, Mammy turned and left Scarlett and if she had said: "Thou shalt see me at Philippi!" her tones would not have been more ominous.
- Gerald was ominously silent although he kissed Scarlett and pinched Melanie’s cheek approvingly and called her "Cousin Melly.
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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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