Definition of 'daunt'
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I had half expected Oscar to be a little daunted by the bearded guy but he knew what he was there for. The Sun (2016)She is daunted by the task ahead in the second of the six-part series. The Sun (2006)From the outside, you suspect that he might have been somewhat daunted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I am very critical and was daunted by the task. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The sheer labor of such a task is daunting indeed, but once done the message is there to stay. Christianity Today (2000)And they embrace the great causes of their age, aiming for the moon no matter how daunting the task looks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I was flattered, but slightly daunted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Of course, I was slightly daunted. The Sun (2009)A little daunted, perhaps, but above all honoured and inspired. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Rarely. daunt is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of daunt from the Collins English Dictionary
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