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formidable
used in Rose Red

11 uses
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Definition
intimidating or impressive — arousing fear or admiration due to impressiveness or challenge
  • I fear this power (if it exists at all) is formidable indeed.
    4 — 1909 (13% in)
formidable = intimidating or impressive
  • I can only hope this does not match my future husband's ego or conceit, for if so, I am in for a formidable challenge in the years that lie ahead!
    2 — 1907 (23% in)
  • To glimpse such a formidable presence is one thing.
    2 — 1907 (57% in)
  • The front of our stone and brick home stretches hundreds of feet, north to south, presenting one with a formidable wall of brick, roof, glass and chimney.
    3 — 1908 (93% in)
  • It is the consistency in him that I believe makes him such a formidable businessman.
    4 — 1909 (30% in)
  • We ventured up a fiight of complaining stairs, ensconced in a narrow tunnel of wood, completely unlighted, to a stark reception room where the formidable Madame Lu occupied a wicker chair as fully as a hand occupies a glove.
    4 — 1909 (38% in)
  • Madame Lu commands a formidable presence.
    4 — 1909 (39% in)
  • There is much talk in society of this foreigner Freud, and his formidable insight to the human condition-but I see no need to share with others that which I can place in your pages.
    4 — 1909 (91% in)
  • The bearing of the Great Lady was formidable.
    7 — 1915-1916 (89% in)
  • The power of two women can be formidable, especially when combined with the determination of years of struggle and anger that had steeped inside both Sukeena and me.
    12 — 1923 (62% in)
  • ...hope to awaken the "soul" of this enormous structure, the being that lies within the walls, and to open communication with either april, sukeena, ellen or rose red herself. it is this last option that i fear most of all. this diary conFIrms a formidable presence. as always in the study of psychic phenomena, one accepts a certain amount of the unknown, the uncharted. spin a globe, open a door and who knows what may happen? we shall see. life is an adventure. rose red offers the research...
    13 — Rest (85% in)

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