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redoubtable

re·doubt·a·ble

redoubtable

 
 
pronunciation:
rih daU t bl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: inspiring fear; formidable.
The sheer rock face presented a redoubtable challenge to the climbers.
similar words:
awful, formidable
definition 2: inspiring respect or reverence.
similar words:
awful, dread, formidable
derivation: redoubtably (adv.)