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It portended that there was one stone face too many, up at the chateau.
Her absence, however, portended some danger, and he feared that it was connected with Will Stutely.
in the tone of one who, while enjoying the memory, had fully understood at the time what the sight portended.
Polls today suggest that most Americans believe the war with Iraq was a grievous mistake, and much blame lies with the media, who didn't spend enough time in advance examining evidence that suggested the weapons of mass destruction didn't exist, that worried Donald Rumsfeld's strategy portended disaster, that forecast a long, grisly slog due to rival factions within the country.
Throughout the work, such establishing shots of portended confrontation between Mother and Daughter are alternated with skillfully orchestrated moments of action and of interiority.