Daunt

Definition of Daunt

Pronunciation: dạnt; 277
v. t.1.To overcome; to conquer.
[imp. & p. p. Daunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Daunting.]
2.To repress or subdue the courage of; to check by fear of danger; to cow; to intimidate; to dishearten.
Some presences daunt and discourage us.
- Glanvill.

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