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daunt
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • A dim line of ancestors, in every variety of dress, from the Elizabethan knight to the buck of the Regency, stared down upon us and daunted us by their silent company.
  • At last in the stress of her fear she did that which might have daunted the bravest or most active man, for by the aid of the growth of ivy which covered (and still covers) the south wall she came down from under the eaves, and so homeward across the moor, there being three leagues betwixt the Hall and her father’s farm.

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  • It is a challenge that would daunt a lesser diplomat.
  • Obstacles don’t daunt her.

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