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Redoubtable

[re-DOW-də-bl]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Late Middle English, mid-1300s

1.

(Of a person) Formidable, especially as an opponent.

Examples of Redoubtable in a sentence

"He was a redoubtable chess player, but he still had to fight nerves before every match."

"John earned his redoubtable reputation after leading his team to several victories."

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