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formidable

adjective
 
 
/ˈfɔːmɪdəbl/
PERSON Someone who is formidable is strong and slightly frightening: a formidable womanDescribing things that cause fear
DIFFICULT difficult and needing a lot of effort or thought: a formidable task Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
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