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daunting

adjective uk   /ˈdɔːn.tɪŋ/ us    /ˈdɑːn.t̬ɪŋ/
making you feel slightly frightened or worried about your ability to achieve something: The country was faced with the daunting prospect of overcoming four decades of division.
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