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used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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threatening (suggestive of, or foreshadowing bad things to come)
  • By this gloomy route, he was leading them to what he had called their "final testing place," which struck Reynie as having a particularly ominous sound.
    p. 48.9
  • The back door gave an ominous thump, then another, followed by the sound of angry curses.
    p. 282.5

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