portentous în Română

a. prevestitor, augur: de rău augur, neobişnuit, plin de sine

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of quick negotiations with a triple profit, of portentous balances. The amount of money that he was keeping idle in the banks was beginning to weigh upon him.
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Every sound, every whisper and rustle, seemed to me portentous and extraordinary….
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Mr. Bumble, catching at the inquiry very quickly, shook his head with portentous solemnity.
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The report contains numerous portentous references to a future environmental calamity.
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of momentous or ominous significance: important, significant, prodigious
ominously prophetic: foreboding, prophetical, prophetic, fateful
puffed up with vanity: pontifical, overblown, pretentious, grandiloquent, pompous

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