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portentous

por·ten·tous

portentous

 
pronunciation:
por ten ts
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being or like a portent.
synonyms:
fateful, foreboding, ominous, threatening
similar words:
auspicious, favorable, inauspicious, prophetic, propitious, sinister
definition 2: exciting fear or wonder; ominous or marvelous.
synonyms:
alarming, amazing, astonishing, awesome, fateful, forbidding, marvelous, menacing, ominous, sinister
similar words:
awful, black, dark, fantastic, foreboding, malign, miraculous, threatening
definition 3: marked by an excessive display of importance; pompous.
synonyms:
bombastic, grandiose, pompous, pretentious
similar words:
arrogant, conceited, lofty, proud, self-important, vainglorious
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derivations: portentously (adv.), portentousness (n.)