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ominous
used in The Fountainhead

7 uses
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Definition
threatening (suggestive of, or foreshadowing bad things to come)
  • Francon asked ominously.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (57% in)
  • There was one naked bulb of light over the square frame of the hall's entrance, a small, blue-white lump glowing ominously, too cold and too bright.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (38% in)
  • Francon asked ominously.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (56% in)
  • He caught an ominous look on Keating's face and changed the end of his sentence to: "as her man, shall we say?"
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (79% in)
  • "I don't know," said Toohey—and his accusing glance gave Stoddard to understand that there was an ominous guilt behind it all, and that the guilt was Stoddard's.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (12% in)
  • It was a disconcerting peculiarity which his face assumed at times; it gave the effect of a double exposure, an ominous emphasis.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (20% in)
  • She had never been here before, but she felt this place proclaiming its ownership of her, closing in about her with ominous intimacy.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 (64% in)

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