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synonyms for daunt

  • appall
  • baffle
  • deter
  • discourage
  • dishearten
  • dismay
  • dispirit
  • horrify
  • intimidate
  • scare
  • subdue
  • terrify
  • browbeat
  • bully
  • consternate
  • cow
  • foil
  • overawe
  • shake
  • thwart
  • put off
See also synonyms for: daunted / daunting
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antonyms for daunt

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  • assist
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encourage
  • hearten
  • help
  • inspirit
  • make happy
  • please
  • support
  • aid
  • embolden
  • incite
  • stimulate
  • urge
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How to use daunt in a sentence

Meanwhile, we and our partners have already evacuated more than 100,000 Afghans and others who feared for their lives under Taliban rule, a truly remarkable logistical achievement under daunting circumstances.
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This contributes to the medium’s uniqueness but can be daunting when resources are limited.
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That’s an intimidating number for most of us mere mortals, but, says Asmuth, feeling daunted by the distance is integral to growth in the sport.
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For founders, getting their idea from concept to company, or developing a minimum viable product, is daunting enough, but seeking an initial fundraising round brings a complexity that can be especially challenging to manage.
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In the book’s final pages, having sifted through a daunting tangle of conflicting accounts and agendas, she arrives at a set of wrenching conclusions about the crime.
HAUNTED BY A GRISLY EXECUTION, AN INVESTIGATOR DECIDES TO DIG DEEPERDANIEL STASHOWERMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The reason why I wasn’t intimidated, or daunted, by all those hats that I wore in making the film was because even from the start, I had a very clear idea of the film that I wanted to make.
HOW MAKING A FILM LED ISABEL SANDOVAL TO COME OUT AS TRANSEUGENE ROBINSONOCTOBER 20, 2020OZY
No misfortunes could disturb the serenity of her soul, and no accumulating perils could daunt her courage.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
He was experiencing a strange new joy of possession, which no possibility of ridicule could daunt.
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He declared that no opposition, derision, or contempt, should daunt him.
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Even the storm at its height could not daunt such furious riders.
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WORDS RELATED TO DAUNT

  • alarm
  • daunt
  • fright
  • intimidate
  • panic
  • scare
  • spook
  • startle
  • terrify
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