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daunt
used in Frankenstein

2 uses
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Definition
to 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.)
  • This circumstance, added to his well-known integrity and dauntless courage, made me very desirous to engage him.
    Introductory Letters (32% in)
  • I have hired a vessel and am occupied in collecting my sailors; those whom I have already engaged appear to be men on whom I can depend and are certainly possessed of dauntless courage.
    Introductory Letters (23% in)

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