redoubtable

Part of speech: adjective

Inspiring fear; formidable; valiant. redoubted; redoutable.

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Usage examples "redoubtable":

  1. The redoubtable Captain John Smith, making his way to the New England coast from Virginia, happened to drop a fishline over what is known now as George's Bank. - "American Merchant Ships and Sailors", Willis J. Abbot.
  2. The redoubtable Struthers, it must be recorded, to- day handed me another paper, and almost as triumphantly as the first one. - "The Prairie Mother", Arthur Stringer.
  3. The crew yelled with delight and gave three cheers for the redoubtable old frigate. - "Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series", Allen Johnson.