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daunt (verb), daunts; daunted; daunting
1. To make someone feel anxious, intimidated, or discouraged; that is, to cause someone to lose courage.
2. Having made a person feel slightly frightened or worried about the ability to achieve something.
3. Etymology: from Old French danter, a form of donter, from Latin domitare, domare, "to tame, to subdue, to vanquish, to conquer"; literally, "to accustom to the house", from domus, "house".
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