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daunt
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

2 uses
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Definition
to discourage or intimidate
  • "A trouper like you is surely undaunted by a little illness, ()Fen," Mr. Fish observed.
    p. 213.5
  • Several applicants for the headmaster position admitted that their interviews with The Voice had been "daunting"; I'm sure that they were unprepared for his size, and when they heard him speak, I'm sure they got the shivers and were troubled by the absurdity of that voice communicating strictly in upper-case letters.
    p. 301.1

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