IELTS Vocabulary: Redoubtable

Redoubtable
/ro-dout-able/
(adj.)
arousing fear; formidable;
Also
awesome, deserving respect. 

Examples
Muhammad Ali was a redoubtable opponent in the ring. (Arousing fear)
Shakespeare wasn’t born of a redoubtable family. (Respectable)

Synonyms
formidable, intimidating.
Antonyms
reassuring, pacifying, comforting

Examples in Speaking 

  • My teacher was a man of redoubtable character.
  • Ahmad is a redoubtable debater.
  • My grandfather was a redoubtable man. 

Examples in Writing

  • It is quite hard to survive for ladies in redoubtable environment.
  • IELTS can be a tough test even for redoutable students.  

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