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Portentous

Por`tent´ous
a.1.Of the nature of a portent; containing portents; foreshadowing, esp. foreshadowing ill; ominous.
For, I believe, they are portentous things.
- Shak.
Victories of strange and almost portentous splendor.
- Macaulay.
2.Hence: Monstrous; prodigious; wonderful; dreadful; as, a beast of portentous size.
Adj.1.portentous - of momentous or ominous significance; "such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville; "a prodigious vision"
Synonyms: prodigious
2.portentous - of ominous significance
Synonyms: foreboding, fateful
3.portentous - puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
alarming, amazing, apocalyptic, astonishing, astounding, awe-inspiring, awesome, bad, baleful, baneful, black, bodeful, boding, dark, dire, doomful, dreary, earnest, evil, evil-starred, exceptional, extraordinary, fabulous, fantastic, fatal, fateful, foreboding, forerunning, forewarning, formidable, gloomy, grave, heavy, ill, ill-boding, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, imposing, inauspicious, indescribable, ineffable, legendary, lowering, marvelous, menacing, mind-boggling, miraculous, momentous, mythical, noteworthy, of evil portent, ominous, phenomenal, portending, precautional, precautionary, precursive, precursory, premonitory, prodigious, prodromal, prodromic, remarkable, serious, sinister, sober, solemn, somber, star-crossed, stupefying, stupendous, threatening, unexampled, unfavorable, unfortunate, unlucky, unparalleled, unprecedented, unpromising, unpropitious, unspeakable, untoward, weighty, wonderful, wondrous
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