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English verb: daunt

1. daunt (emotion) cause to lose courage

SamplesDashed by the refusal.

ExamplesThe performance is likely to daunt Sue

Synonymsdash, frighten away, frighten off, pall, scare, scare away, scare off

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)intimidate, restrain

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