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use "portentous" in a sentence

His less wise acts have included taunting the Snarl, abandoning a village to the fire giant Surt while being hassled by Durkon, and creating a portentous storm while drunk.

Soprano eventually abandoned the blinding affection he held for Bonpensiero and realized his old friend's
Waley 1937:302) uses ?, which is interpreted as a loan character for hong ? (with the "speech radical" ?) "disorder; conflict; quarrel": "That kid with horns was truly a portent of disaster, my son!"

Greil Marcus, in the 2000 edition of his book Mystery Train, wrote: Pere Ubu boards a train that passes through a modern nation as if it were an ancient land, all ruin and portent, prophecy and decay.

Day was thus turned into night; whereupon Xerxes, who saw and remarked the prodigy, was seized with alarm, and sending at once for the Magians, inquired of them the meaning of the portent.

He's smart enough to know that when performing music as full of portent and deeply passionate as his latest work, something's got to give to allow the rawness to expose itself without scabbing over with cliché.

Indeed, the portent of failure looms over this attempt at reinvention like a fog bank rolling in over San Francisco, and years of mounting conflict come to a head as Jobs and Apple separately hit bottom.

Is it a cautionary tale, a portent of looming disaster that should be added to our list of late-night worries?

It's not clear if he or his men had noticed her but it felt like a bleak portent for the future.

"Some people look at it as being a portent of doom.

The first thing a winning campaign has to do is sew up its basic support and a convincing victory by any GOP candidate here could be a portent not only for Oklahoma but for a large swath of the must-win American heartland.

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