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formidable

adjective

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The first known use of formidable was in the 15th century

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“Formidable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/formidable. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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