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    portentous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word portentous

    Definition
    (adj) of momentous or ominous significance
    Synonyms : prodigious
    Example Sentence
    • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity
    • a prodigious vision
    Definition
    (adj) ominously prophetic
    Synonyms : fateful , foreboding
    Definition
    (adj) puffed up with vanity
    Example Sentence
    • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
    • overblown oratory
    • a pompous speech
    • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey
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