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English definition of “daunt”


verb [T]  /dɔnt, dɑnt/ us  
to make someone feel slightly frightened or worried about his or her ability to achieve something; to discourage: She’s not at all daunted by criticism.
adjective  /ˈdɔn·tɪŋ, ˈdɑn-/ us  
Reforming the welfare system is a daunting task.
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