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Otherwise, the Knicks will be left with a feel-good season that ended with an ominous sense that they still lack a difference-maker when it matters most.
With their skeletal forms occasionally emphasized by internal lighting, Davis’s constructions appear both whimsical and ominous.In the galleries: Images focus on the future of the planet|Mark Jenkins|May 28, 2021|Washington Post
Certain ominous cues, including a heartbeat, seem belabored.
In an ominous sign, some fires are growing large even in the absence of typical fire weather.California facing drought crisis as water shortages mount and fire danger escalates|Diana Leonard, Laris Karklis|May 21, 2021|Washington Post
Perhaps one of the most subtly ominous elements of all of this for Gaetz, though, is how things have snowballed.
In the back of my mind I was wondering how much time we had before there might be an ominous knock at the door.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In The Lodger an ominous character paced the floor, which Hitchcock constructed of glass.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wrote that he deserved to die and alluded to a ominous plan that he had backed out of twice already.
The drumbeat and synth bass are as insistent as they are ominous.
Other hints at the changing war are less ominous, but obnoxious nonetheless.Downsizing the War: Layoffs and Yard Sales in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Also, some ominous comments on what armies spend and what Governments scrimp:—that is ammunition.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
They were followed by a little dried-up Italian army surgeon, who carried under his arm an ominous-looking black case.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Tony was gay, light-hearted as usual, belying Mrs. Haughstone's ominous prediction.
The glowing heavens, luminous athwart the clouds of fine, suspended sand, laid this ominous hint of dream upon the entire day.
Only the western heavens, where the sun sank in a red mass of ominous splendour, was alive with energy.