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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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