ominously

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ominously ‎(comparative more ominously, superlative most ominously)

  1. in an ominous manner; with sinister foreboding
    • 1868, Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone‎
      From first to last he was ominously polite, and ominously silent.
    • 1983, Patricia Hagan, Golden Roses
      His nostrils flared ominously and his fists opened and closed at his sides.
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