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formīdābĭlĭs , e, adj. 1. formido,
I.causing fear, terrible, formidable (poet. and in post-class. prose; cf. “formidolosus): lumen,Ov. M. 2, 857: “nec formidabilis ulli,id. ib. 2, 174: “Orcus,id. ib. 14, 116: “aspectus,Gell. 14, 4, 2: “sonus,id. 19, 1, 17: “dolores et metus, per se formidabiles res,Sen. Ep. 123, 14.—In the neutr. adverbially: “formidabile ridens,Stat. Th. 8, 582.
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