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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Epouventable, Appoventabyll, a. [Older F. épouventable.] Terrible, dreadful. — c1552 Lynd. Mon. 1416.
The thounder raif the cluddis sabyll, With horrabyll sound appouentabyll
Ib. 3449. 1588 King Cat. 92.
The dreidful and epouuentabl rigor of Gods terrible iudgment

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