DAUNT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of daunt
Definition:
v. frighten; abate the courage of; discourage
Example:
Other northern employers were shocked that ex-slaves refused to work in conditions that would not daunt a farmer in the North.
Sentence in Classic:
NICOLA (turning, still on his knees, and squatting down rather forlornly, on his calves, daunted by her implacable disdain).
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
For the greatness of the undertaking quickly daunts them, and so obstructs their advance they break down at the very outset.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
His majesty, who is a most magnanimous prince, was less daunted than I could expect: he ordered me to return it into the scabbard, and cast it on the ground as gently as I could, about six feet from the end of my chain.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
The two girls, therefore, were from an early age not the least daunted by either art or ideal politics.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The Moffats were very fashionable, and simple Meg was rather daunted, at first, by the splendor of the house and the elegance of its occupants.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
A dim line of ancestors, in every variety of dress, from the Elizabethan knight to the buck of the Regency, stared down upon us and daunted us by their silent company.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context