Thesaurus / daunt
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
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.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
He declared that no opposition, derision, or contempt, should daunt him.
Even the storm at its height could not daunt such furious riders.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
She inspired us with a courage, a power, and a confidence in her and in our cause, which nothing could shake or daunt.
A HEROINE OF FRANCEEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
The city walls, grimly bastioned, ran in bold zigzags across the face of the steep in a way to daunt assailants.
Her brave mind, that nothing could daunt but loneliness, faced the great adventure ahead not only undaunted but uplifted.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
Well, that day, as he moved about among Daunt's treasures, the Diana followed him everywhere.
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
WORDS RELATED TO DAUNT
- chill to the bone
- curdle the blood
- make blood run cold
- make one's blood run cold
- make one's hair stand on end
- make teeth chatter
- scare away
- scare off
- scare the daylights out of
- scare to death
- strike terror into
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