Learning English

Word: Redoubtable

Redoubtable (Adjective)

Sentence with Context:

One of English cricket’s most redoubtable cottage industries has reached the end of its story with the publication of what has been presented as “the 42nd and last volume from Fairfield Books” – the small-scale publishing company that dared to chronicle some of cricket’s lesser-known stories and somehow survived to tell the tale.

Source: www.espncricinfo.com

Meaning: Formidable (especially as an opponent)


Formidable, Impressive, Daunting, Indomitable, Invincible, Doughty


Average, Unimpressive, Mediocre, Insignificant

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

Imagine a strong and persistent wrestler who does not give up. In a tough fight, it may seem that he/ she may give up but you have to think twice before doubting that because he/ she is formidable and resilient and does not easily give up. Remember “Re-doubt-able” thus!

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