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strongly suggestive of great harm, menace, or evil

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threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

stemming from evil characteristics or forces

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The strain upon her nerves was becoming so unbearable that she could scarcely restrain a growing desire to scream, when Numa deliberately turned back to the business of feeding; but his back-layed ears attested a sinister regard for the actions of the girl behind him.
The spy, who was there to pick up any crumbs he could find or make, did not allow his baffled state to express itself in his sinister face; but, stood with an air of gossiping gallantry, leaning his elbow on Madame Defarge's little counter, and occasionally sipping his cognac.
The resisting power of numbers, the unattackable stolidity of a great multitude, was the haunting fear of his sinister loneliness.
He walked with the nerveless gait of a tramp going on, still going on, indifferent to rain or sun in a sinister detachment from the aspects of sky and earth.
Men of factious tempers, of local prejudices, or of sinister designs, may, by intrigue, by corruption, or by other means, first obtain the suffrages, and then betray the interests, of the people.
There was a shiftiness of his whole appearance that even found expression in the cat-like manner of his gait, and to it all a sinister suggestion was added by the long slim knife that always rested at his waist, slipped through the greasy cord that supported his soiled apron.
"Very well," replied Tarzan, for he knew that he could trust them to carry out any sinister threat that Paulvitch had made, and there was a bare chance that by conceding their demands he might save the boy.
PBoris sings an uplifting tune but the mood music is more sinister UT ASIDE for a moment the enormity of the challenges facing the new Prime Minister and ignore, briefly, the vulnerability of his government and the divisions over Brexit.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 23 (ANI): Union Minister Nitin Gadkari claimed that from last few days a "sinister campaign" was run by some opposition parties to create a misunderstanding between him and the BJP's leadership.
LITTLE Izzy Fletcher falls asleep on a swing in a cute snap, but sadly it held a sinister clue that she was seriously ill.
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The signs, which adorn two of the bridges above the road inBirkenhead, have been described by one Merseyside resident as the region's "most sinister".
"SUSPECT weeds" found in a Barry park are "nothing sinister," the Vale council has said.