Portentous synonyms

pôr-tĕn'təs
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Menacing; threatening:
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Ominous.
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Of, belonging to, or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy:
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Unusually good; excellent
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Not according to the usual custom or regular plan
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Having or expressing a meaning:
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Causing excitement or agitation; stirring, thrilling, etc.
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(Archaic) Deviating greatly from the norm in appearance or structure; abnormal.
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Characterized by exaggerated stateliness; pretentious, as in speech or manner; self-important
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Serving as a warning.
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Showing or betraying an attitude of superiority:
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Of great size, power, extent, etc.; enormous; huge
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Of great consequence; serious or momentous:
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Of or constituting a culminating or decisive event, turning point, etc., esp. one that is unsettling or threatening
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Portending harm; ominous.
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Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
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Foreshadowing evil or disaster; ominous.
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Bringing death or disaster; fatal.
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Characterized by an impassioned emphasis on damnation and eternal punishment
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Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
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Portending future disaster
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Not lucky; having, attended with, bringing, or involving bad luck; unfortunate, ill-fated, or ill-omened
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Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
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Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.
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Having the pomp, dignity, or dogmatism of a pontiff; sometimes, specif., arrogant or haughty
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