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formidable
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He was a very formidable opponent, although from his practice of silence he scarcely spoke a word to any one.
  • What made him formidable was that a number of monks fully shared his feeling, and many of the visitors looked upon him as a great saint and ascetic, although they had no doubt that he was crazy.
  • What makes it all the more strange is that he seems to have hardly thought of this formidable rival.

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  • She is a formidable opponent.
  • a fierce and formidable beast

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