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English definition of “fearsome”

fearsome

adjective     /ˈfɪə.səm/ US  /ˈfɪr-/ formal
frightening: a fearsome reputation a fearsome display of violenceDescribing things that cause fear fearsomely     /-li/ adverb Describing things that cause fear
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