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Synonyms for ominous

threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

presaging ill fortune

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His smallest acts were prepared and unexpected, his speeches grave, his sentences ominous like hints and complicated like arabesques.
This was a bad sign to begin with, and I thought it more ominous still that he should pretend after dinner to fall asleep in the drawing-room, and that his eyes should cunningly follow Laura and me when he thought we neither of us suspected him.
She smiled and smiled, and we met; but it was all done in a silence by this time flagrantly ominous.
The letter was ominous of serious events to come when the housekeeper returned to England; and it was due to Magdalen -- who was the person threatened -- to place the warning of danger in her own possession.
One might almost have said that there was a quite ominous silence.
22 August 2016 - 12:18 Iran Expressed Condolences to Turkey Government for Deaths in another Terrorist Blast terrorist attack in the city of Gaziantep, Turkey in a wedding ceremoney left several death Qassemi said that such terrorist acts in a wedding ceremony and massacring defenseless and civilian people displayed evidently the ominous, inhuman and wicked goals of Takfiri terrorism and showed that how the dangerous and ominous phenomenon is threatening world community.
SHAUN Murphy looked in ominous form as he opened up a 6-2 lead against Barry Hawkins after the first session of their Betfred World Championship semi-final at the Crucible.
The Congress has come out strongly against the BJP's concept of a " Congressmukt Bharat", describing the slogan as a pipedream of the ruling party though it has ominous overtones to it and implies the end of a secular state.
In production for its seventh and final season, FX "Sons of Anarchy" released a haunting black and white poster featuring lead star Charlie Hunnam and his ominous skull tattoo.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi called on the world states to increase vigilance against terrorist threats to international peace and security, and announced Tehran's readiness to help other nations fight the ominous phenomenon.
CDATA[ Armistice Day was celebrated but the war and the era following the First World War were ominous for Jewry.
We considered the ominous tone at the beginning of the ad was likely to frighten very young children," the ASA said.
Summary: Ominous green lights that flashed across the skies of the English Channel have been put down to a meteor shower, according to coastguards.
Simpson of Palmdale fishes under ominous clouds at Elizabeth Lake on Thursday.
Then in a very telling statement they give an ominous warning: "the process of transformation [to modernize the military and to become more dominant in the world], even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event like a new Pearl Harbor.