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portentous
used in Arrowsmith

2 uses
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Definition
very important; or indicating something important in the future

or:

acting overly important or serious
  • It was a portentous hour.
    Chapter 2 (37% in)
  • Born to the prairies, never far from the sight of the cornfields, Martin was conveyed to blazing lands and portentous enterprises.
    Chapter 26 (5% in)

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