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Adjective
Discouraging, inspiring fear
“When I first started my career in carpentry, building a set of stairs seemed like a complicated and daunting task.”
Adjective
Causing distress, dread or alarm
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Hostile or forbidding in nature
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Causing fear, distress, or anxiety
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Adjective
Arduous in nature
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Adjective
Very large; huge
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Noun
Violent or forcible action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will
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Verb
Present participle for to discourage or overwhelm
“No dark forebodings would disturb his serenity, no adversities would daunt him.”
Verb
Present participle for to intimidate
“Mere thugs did not possess the ability to daunt someone of his breeding and class.”
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