daunt - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [often passive] 

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/dɔːnt/
present tense
I/you/we/theydaunt
he/she/itdaunts
present participledaunting
past tensedaunted
past participledaunted
  1. if something daunts you, it makes you worried because you think that it will be very difficult or dangerous to do

    I admit I’m daunted by the job, but I’m going to try my best.