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[ adjective ] inspiring fear

Examples

"the formidable prospect of major surgery" "a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston "something unnerving and prisonlike about high gray wall"

Related terms

alarming

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[ adjective ] having or worthy of pride

Examples

"redoubtable scholar of the Renaissance" "born of a redoubtable family"

Related terms

proud

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