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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Formidable; causing fear.

Usage examples (36)
  • The redoubtable task of designing the town center was given to the most talented architects.
  • redoubtable scholar of the Renaissance
  • The eldest actually flinched when Simon called the redoubtable Mrs. Frederick by her first name.
  • He admits he had to look up "redoubtable" in the dictionary when New York Times columnist William Safire used the word to describe his legal acumen. for more
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