flaming_tyger (flaming_tyger) wrote in 1word1day,
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portentous- adjective  [pohr-ten-tuhs]
1. of the nature of a portent; momentous.
2. ominously significant or indicative: a portentous defeat.
3. marvelous; amazing; prodigious.

The win was particularly portentous because everyone knew it meant they had a fighting chance of winning the championship.

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