redoubtable
[ ri-dou-tuh-buhl ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late middle English from Old French redoutable, from redouter ‘to fear’, from re- (expressing intensive force) + douter ‘to doubt’
Synonyms
  • awesome
  • brave
  • courageous
Antonyms
  • meek
Definition
that is to be feared; formidable
Example
The knight is known far and wide as redoubtable and brave.
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