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Daunting   /dˈɔntɪŋ/   Listen

Discouraging through fear.  Synonym: intimidating.

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"Daunting" Quotes from Famous Books

... cooking apparatus was considerably the worse for wear; the wind clothes were almost worn out, while for all the small bags, which were required for provisions, they were obliged to fall back on any sheets and tablecloths that could be found. This state of things, however, was very far from daunting their spirits, and long before the winter was over the plan of campaign for the next season ...
— The Voyages of Captain Scott - Retold from 'The Voyage of the "Discovery"' and 'Scott's - Last Expedition' • Charles Turley

... Blatchley caught the child by the shoulders. There was a pantherlike quickness in the pounce that was somehow daunting from an individual of ...
— Judith of the Cumberlands • Alice MacGowan

Words linked to "Daunting" :   intimidating, discouraging

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