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I've been reading some interesting "where is Google headed" speculation from a the redoubtable but undoubtable Om Malik.
Clear the air (澄清誤會)
例句: “My friend has been ignoring my texts for days. She must be mad at me, but I don't know why. I want to clear the air, so I hope she will meet me to talk!”(我的朋友好幾天都不理會我的簡訊。她一定是生我的氣了，但我不明白為什麼。我想澄清誤會，所以我希望她能跟我當面談談！)
adjective LITERARY OR HUMOROUS
very strong, especially in character; producing respect and a little fear in others:
Tonight Villiers faces the most redoubtable opponent of his boxing career.
that cannot be doubted:
an indubitable fact
He looked different, but it was indubitably John.