ominously


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Related to ominously: haphazardly, lamentably, smoothly, tightly
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Now the black eyebrows made a thick line across his face, under which his eyes shone and glittered ominously.
The scattered houses stood farther and farther apart in a broken string along the seashore; the afternoon was closing with a premature and partly lurid twilight; the sea was of an inky purple and murmuring ominously.
He sniffed at me and growled ominously, but when I spoke to him and patted his huge head he at length became reconciled to the change, and at my command trotted off along the corridor in the direction we had been going when our progress had been interrupted by the therns.
Then this outlaw strapped his razor on his boot, hovered over me ominously for six fearful seconds, and then swooped down upon me like the genius of destruction.
and she ominously tucked up her sleeves still higher.
I think Raja sensed their antagonism, for he kept tug-ging at his leash and growling ominously.
If he came too close to a she with a young baby, the former would bare her great fighting fangs and growl ominously, and occasionally a truculent young bull would snarl a warning if Tarzan approached while the former was eating.
Well, pride sometimes goes before a fall, Jane reflected ominously.
The men of Forty Mile shook their heads ominously, and demanded to know what he would do if the snow still fell.
That's the second time," McTavish announced ominously.
No violence had occurred as yet, with the exception of the shooting of a few wire-cutters by the soldiers, but the people of the slums were starving and growing ominously restless.
I don't know, I don't know," Bill muttered ominously.
Alban's face darkened ominously, as the elegant little clergyman gave his arm to Emily, and followed Mr.
College scrapes were soon forgotten in greater afflictions; but there were plenty of tongues to blame "that extravagant dog," and plenty of heads to wag ominously over prophecies of the good time Tom Shaw would now make on the road to ruin.
She shook her clenched white hand as she spoke, and her lips tightened ominously.