Let's enjoy how Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett set an ominous scene in their novel Good Omens:
The word "omen" comes straight from Latin and means "something that tells what will happen in the future."
"The woods always look different at night... Everything has an unfamiliar slant to it. As if the daytime trees and flowers and stones had gone to bed and sent slightly more ominous versions of themselves to take their places."
Explain the meaning of "ominous" without saying "foreboding" or "portentous."
Fill in the blanks: "The (show, movie, article, book, or novel) opens ominously, with (something spooky or threatening happening)."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. A close opposite of OMINOUS is
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