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ominous
used in The Killer Angels

5 uses
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Definition
threatening (suggestive of, or foreshadowing bad things to come)
  • "General, I understood General Lee to say that the enemy would be up on the ridge back there..."

    Longstreet said, "That's correct."

    McLaws hummed, scratched his face.

    "Well?" Longstreet said ominously.

    "Well, the enemy's right in front of me..."
    2.3 — Day 2 Chapter 3 (64% in)
ominously = suggesting/expecting bad things (in this case news)
  • A large man, larger than Lee, full-bearded, blue-eyed, ominous, slow-talking, crude.
    Forward (33% in)
  • Never cared much for appearance, gave an impression of ominous bad-tempered strength and a kind of slow, even stubborn, unquenchable anger: a soft voice, a ragged mouth.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (38% in)
  • Ominous: angry.
    1.4 — Day 1 Chapter 4 (45% in)
  • But the old man came in a cluster of men, outlined under that dark and ominous sky, the lightning blazing beyond his head.
    3.5 — Day 3 Chapter 5 (74% in)

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