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Spanish translation of “ominous”


adjective /ˈominəs/
giving a suggestion about something bad that is going to happen
de mal agüero, siniestro
an ominous cloud an ominous silence.
ominously adverb
(Definition of ominous from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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