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formidable
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
intimidating or impressive — arousing fear or admiration due to impressiveness or challenge
  • But as the mileage lessened between her and the spot of her pilgrimage, so did Tess's confidence decrease, and her enterprise loom out more formidably.
    5 — The Woman Pays (91% in)
  • She had no fear of the shadows; her sole idea seemed to be to shun mankind—or rather that cold accretion called the world, which, so terrible in the mass, is so unformidable, even pitiable, in its units.
    2 — Maiden No More (40% in)

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