daunt, dash, scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare(verb)
cause to lose courage
"dashed by the refusal"
To discourage, intimidate.
Origin: daunten (also, to tame), from danter, from domitare (to tame); compare domare, to tame, conquer
to overcome; to conquer
to repress or subdue the courage of; to check by fear of danger; to cow; to intimidate; to dishearten
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dänt, or dawnt, v.t. to frighten: to discourage: to subdue.—adj. Daunt′less, not to be daunted.—adv. Daunt′lessly.—n. Daunt′lessness.—v.t. Daun′ton, to subdue: to dare. [O. Fr. danter (Fr. dompter)—L. domitāre—domāre, to tame.]
The numerical value of daunt in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of daunt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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Nothing about the FIFA case is likely to daunt him, given some of the cases he’s already dealt with.
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