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redoubted

[ri-dou-tid]
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  1. dreaded; formidable.
  2. respected; renowned.

Origin of redoubted

1375–1425; late Middle English, past participle of redouten to fear, dread. See redoubtable, -ed2
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Examples from the Web for redoubted

Historical Examples

  • What could his puny sword do against the most redoubted blade in Christendom?

    Burlesques

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • Such was the outward appearance of the chief of the redoubted Igazipuza.

  • I gave Byron a beautiful dagger mounted with gold, which had been the property of the redoubted Elfi Bey.

  • Amazed at his presumption was the redoubted knight, whom he had thus defied to mortal combat.

  • Here, then, was the dwelling-place of that redoubted enemy of our house whom fate seemed to have ordained as our persecutor.

    Willing to Die

    Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu