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ominous
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition
threatening (suggestive of, or foreshadowing bad things to come)
  • the voice grew bleak and ominous "she thinned out and she skinnied out, an' she dropped that baby, dead."
    Chapter 22 (62% in)
ominous = suggestive of evil or bad things to come
  • Jessie demanded ominously.
    Chapter 22 (76% in)

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