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Things portentous often describes (“portentous ________”)
events, silence, event, words, length, signs, gravity, significance, aspect, size, figure, consequences, fact, cloud, solemnity, dimensions, change, moment, gloom, meaning, manner, clouds, news, voice, sign, question, frown, things, air, sound, growth, phenomenon, nature, birth, shadow, development, sights, character, changes, year, magnitude, tone, title, name, appearance, word, developments, night, movements, omen, results, crisis, phrase, dream, proportions, announcement, dreams, evil, sight, omens, tones, implications, document, seriousness, rapidity, message, calm, decision, quality, secret, warning, look, pause, list, note, stillness, light, questions, expression, step, hour, phenomena, import, style, shadows, comet, strength, darkness, monster, statement, spectacle

How portentous often is described (“________ portentous”)
lower, weird

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See portentous used in context: 1 rhyme, 3 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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