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Definitionto discourage or intimidate
(editor's note: The root word is most commonly seen as the adjective daunting which describes something as "discouraging or intimidating". Note that the "-less" suffix means without, so dauntless is to daunt as hopeless is to hope and careless is to care.)
- Do not believe him! He has lost all power, save his voice that can still daunt you and deceive you, if you let it.6.8 -- Book 6 Chapter 8 -- The Scouring of the Shire (93% in)
daunt = discourage or intimidate
- For you are not daunted by words; and you have courteous speech, strange though the sound of it may be to us in the South.5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (36% in)
There are no more uses of "daunt" in The Return of the King.
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