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redoubtable

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Redoubtable \Re*doubt"a*ble\ (-?*b'l), adjective [F. redoutable, formerly also spelt redoubtable.] Formidable; dread; terrible to foes; as, a redoubtable hero; hence, valiant; -- often in contempt or burlesque. [Written also {redoutable}.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

redoubtable

adjective

1: inspiring fear; "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 grey wall" [syn: {formidable}, {redoubtable}, {unnerving}]

2: worthy of respect or honor; "born of a redoubtable family"


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