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Word: redoubtable

Definition: formidable; causing fear


Sentences Containing 'redoubtable'

As its captain, the redoubtable Para Handy, often says: "the smertest boat in the coastin' tred".
She follows a note in the streets about an orphanage in need of a cooker, and is taken to that place, where the orphans are actually treated as slaves by its owners, the redoubtable Colonel and his attendant.
The companies of warriors they sent to battle beyond their borders were small, though formed of redoubtable warriors.

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::: inverse - opposite