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1. To overcome; to conquer.

2. To repress or subdue the courage of; to check by fear of danger; to cow; to intimidate; to dishearten. Some presences daunt and discourage us. (Glanvill)

Synonym: to dismay, appall. See dismay.

Origin: OF. Danter, f. Dompter to tame, subdue, fr. L. Domitare, v. Intens. Of domare to tame. See tame.

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