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formidable
used in Lonesome Dove

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Definition
intimidating or impressive — arousing fear or admiration due to impressiveness or challenge
  • Also, he had survived twenty years or more in a rough country, at a rough game, and could be expected to be formidable, if he was around.
    Chapters 56-57 (62% in)
  • Her hands were no longer as beautiful, but they were arresting: the hands of a formidable woman, perhaps too formidable.
    Chapters 87-88 (32% in)
  • Her hands were no longer as beautiful, but they were arresting: the hands of a formidable woman, perhaps too formidable.
    Chapters 87-88 (32% in)

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