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ominous
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

5 uses
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Definition
threatening (suggestive of, or foreshadowing bad things to come)
  • All they knew was that the Japanese commander had been gone for five days, and the guards had been leading them on ominous marches through the forest.
    p. 225.2
  • Most ominously, its army encouraged and celebrated extreme brutality in soldiers.
    p. 44.8
  • Their hunger dimmed, an ominous sign.
    p. 129.2
  • There was only a gloomy illumination of an ominous sky.
    p. 130.6
  • At camps across Japan, things looked just as ominous.
    p. 210.9

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