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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdauntdaunt /dɔːnt $ dɒːnt/ verb [transitive]  1 FRIGHTENEDto make someone feel afraid or less confident about something He felt utterly daunted by the prospect of moving to another country. Don’t be daunted by all the technology.2 nothing daunted Grammar Daunt is usually passive.→ See Verb table
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dauntThe threat of lightning did little to daunt local golfers.Frequent imprisonment by various regimes did not daunt the courage of Nawal.Many families who get into difficulties have been struggling with problems that would daunt the most energetic and resourceful of people.The book is certainly authoritative but may well daunt the uncommitted reader by its relentlessly hard-nosed factuality.
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Verb table
Simple Form
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Present perfect
ithas daunted
Past perfect
ithad daunted
itwill daunt
Future perfect
itwill have daunted
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