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portentous

US [pɔrˈtentəs]
UK [pɔː(r)ˈtentəs]
  • adj.预示(坏事)的;先兆的;煞有介事的;装腔作势的
  • Web奇特;不祥的;预示性的
portentous
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adj.
1.
预示(坏事)的;先兆的important as a sign or a warning of sth that is going to happen in the future, especially when it is sth unpleasant
a portentous sign
不祥的征兆
2.
煞有介事的;装腔作势的;装模作样的very serious and intended to impress people
a portentous remark
装腔作势的言论

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