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In her first movie in more than a decade, decorated New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion directs Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst in an ominous, gorgeously saturated Western set in 1920s Montana.
THE 23 MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES OF FALL 2021ANDREW R. CHOWAUGUST 26, 2021TIME
There is definitely an ominous butt hanging over our future.
WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK IS THAT SARA LIBBY GOT A NEW GIGSCOTT LEWISAUGUST 18, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The other, more ominous reason is we may well need to pull the planet back after it blows through dangerous temperature thresholds.
THE UN CLIMATE REPORT PINS HOPES ON CARBON REMOVAL TECHNOLOGIES THAT BARELY EXISTJAMES TEMPLEAUGUST 9, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This ancient crow has just cast the soul into an elongated, particularly ominous door.
‘DEATH’S DOOR’: A CLEVER AND FUN ZELDA HOMAGECHRISTOPHER BYRDJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I guess the skincare die hards have finally gotten to me with their ominous messaging about how excessive sunlight can damage my hide in ways that are undetectable early on but will come back to haunt me later in life.
THIS IS THE FIRST SUNSCREEN THAT I DON’T HATEKLINDSEYJULY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Facing the ominous maternal mortality statistics, advocates have called for policy changes at every level, from federal public benefits to community-based health programs and more diversity among care providers.
A SIMPLE BLOOD TEST COULD SAVE NEW MOTHERS. WHY AREN’T MORE DOCTORS USING IT?RACHEL FELTMANJULY 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
These are ominous signs for all minorities and human rights advocates in Afghanistan.
"MY FUTURE IS NOW." AN AFGHAN WOMAN FROM A THREATENED MINORITY WRESTLES WITH WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE U.S. WITHDRAWSKNOX THAMESJUNE 28, 2021TIME
The forecast for one of the most extreme heat waves on record for the Pacific Northwest has grown even more ominous.
SEATTLE, PORTLAND AND SPOKANE BRACE FOR ‘UNPRECEDENTED’ HEAT WAVEJASON SAMENOW, DIANA LEONARDJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That background informs elegant yet ominous sculptures such as “Thinking the Unthinkable,” a stainless-steel sphere, representing a hydrogen bomb’s explosive core, perched on a granite base.
IN THE GALLERIES: AN INTIMATE PANORAMA OF VIDEO ART’S VARIETY AND BREADTHMARK JENKINSJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
New York is ending its program after 15 months, an ominous sign for similar programs around the country
THE END OF TAKEOUT COCKTAILS IS NIGHERIKA ADAMSJUNE 23, 2021EATER
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WORDS RELATED TO OMINOUS

  • dour
  • forbidding
  • frowning
  • glowering
  • glum
  • ominous
  • scowling
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • threatening
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