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daunt
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
to discourage or intimidate
  • The lion was daunted; the avenger was conquered.
    Chapters 89-90 (29% in)
  • "If I had had the honor of seeing you for the third or fourth time, count, instead of only for the second," said Madame de Villefort; "if I had had the honor of being your friend, instead of only having the happiness of being under an obligation to you, I should insist on detaining you to dinner, and not allow myself to be daunted by a first refusal."
    Chapters 51-52 (99% in)
  • The general, again daunted by the superiority of the chief, hesitated a moment; then advancing to the president's desk,—"What is the form, said he.
    Chapters 75-76 (32% in)
  • [*] But I, being only a little child, was terrified by this undaunted courage, which appeared to me both ferocious and senseless, and I recoiled with horror from the idea of the frightful death amidst fire and flames which probably awaited us.
    Chapters 77-78 (40% in)
  • Under the fixed and inquiring gaze levelled at him from under those beautiful black eyebrows, he prudently turned away, and calmed himself immediately, daunted by the power of a resolute mind.
    Chapters 95-96 (20% in)

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