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redoubted

[ri-dou-tid] /rɪˈdaʊ tɪd/
adjective
1.
dreaded; formidable.
2.
respected; renowned.
Origin of redoubted
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English, past participle of redouten to fear, dread. See redoubtable, -ed2
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  • 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.

    The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley Bertram Mitford
  • 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
  • One of the old ballads relates an adventure with a stout tinker, who, among others, sought to capture the redoubted outlaw.

  • Mr. Menaida hesitated, but presently handed it to the redoubted Captain, with nervous twitches in his face.

    In the Roar of the Sea Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Several of our people have been out fishing among the islands, and have neither seen nor heard of this redoubted pirate.

  • How vain all the efforts of the redoubted warrior of the Dnieper and the Wolga against the stern soldier of Napoleon!

  • And if you, redoubted king, shall seek me there in hostile array, I must endure you as well as I may.

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