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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: redouter 'to fear', from douter 'to doubt'

redoubtable

adjective
     
re‧doubt‧a‧ble literary
someone who is redoubtable is a person you respect or fear:
He had never met a more redoubtable fighter.

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