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ominous
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
threatening (suggestive of, or foreshadowing bad things to come)
  • At last he began to be bitterly and ominously haunted by the blood of his murdered victim, by the young life he had destroyed, by the blood that cried out for vengeance.
    Book 6 — The Russian Monk (59% in)
  • She had changed very little during this time, but there was an ominous gleam in her dark eyes.
    Book 11 — Ivan (39% in)
  • What are the causes of our indifference, our lukewarm attitude to such deeds, to such signs of the times, ominous of an unenviable future?
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (38% in)

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