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formidable

adjective  us   /ˈfɔr·mɪ·də·bəl, fɔrˈmɪd·ə-, fərˈmɪd-/
strong and powerful, and therefore difficult to deal with if opposed to you: There were formidable obstacles to reaching an early settlement of the dispute.
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