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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a marvelous, monstrous, or prodigious manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • portentously, the engines began to roll
  • He gazed at me solemnly, portentously, critically.
  • The latter cleared her throat portentously and said:
  • She frowned portentously at Lucy, who merely giggled. for more
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