ominously

All Adverb
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  • The last man begins ominously, for he makes two off his first ball. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • The doctor's face was ominously set as he turned to his young friend. Cited from Possessed, by Cleveland Moffett
  • Under her glance his face changed ominously, and a dark look came into his eyes. Cited from Captain Mansana and Mother's Hands, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • Then like a grave song-note in the storm her voice came to him ominously. Cited from Within The Tides, by Joseph Conrad
  • When she returned, her mouth was hard and her eyes were shining ominously. Cited from Flames, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • At last he came back to her and stood by the dying fire, ominously silent. Cited from The Everlasting Whisper, by Jackson Gregory
  • The rain held off, although now and then a few heavy drops fell ominously. Cited from The Devil's Garden, by W. B. Maxwell
  • Then every thing once more became dark and gloomy and ominously still. Cited from Louisa of Prussia and Her Times, by L. Muhlbach #7
  • There was a well defined, white line around her mouth, and her eyes were growing ominously bright. Cited from The Lonesome Trail and Other Stories, by B. M. Bower
  • However, he read the article through to the end, while the crowd waited ominously. Cited from The High School Boys' Fishing Trip, by H. Irving Hancock
  • "Where have you been this morning?" she asked in the same ominously calm voice. Cited from Colonel Quaritch, V.C., by H. Rider Haggard
  • The weather has been wonderfully, perhaps ominously, fine during the last few days. Cited from Scott's Last Expedition Volume I, by Captain R. F. Scott
  • Half the bright surface had been ominously obscured since we took our seats. Cited from Alone, by Norman Douglas
  • She said nothing, but the colour shot back ominously into her cheeks. Cited from Roger Ingleton, Minor, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • When it did come, she was so sorry that she put up her lip ominously. Cited from A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • George had an ominously determined look, and she knew Mabel would give him her support. Cited from The Lure of the North, by Harold Bindloss
  • We walked down five flights of stairs, occasionally looking at each other ominously. Cited from At Home with the Jardines, by Lilian Bell
  • He stopped once, shook his head ominously, and came on again. Cited from An Outback Marriage, by Andrew Barton Paterson
  • He thought he had never seen his father so ominously intimidating. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • It was very quiet -- even ominously quiet -- that impression came to him suddenly again. Cited from Adventures of Jimmie Dale, by F. L. Packard
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Meaning of ominously

  • adverb In an ominous manner
    the sun darkened ominously