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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: To intimidate; to dishearten or discourage.
From Old French danter, from Latin domitare (to tame), frequentative of domare (to tame). Earliest documented use: around 1300.
"Constant attacks by the Dolphins didn't daunt the Eagles' defensive line."
Jan Aquino; Dolphins, Friars to Face Off for Title; Pacific Daily News (Hagatna, Guam); May 17, 2011.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:You've got to have something to eat and a little love in your life before you can hold still for any damn body's sermon on how to behave. -Billie Holiday, jazz singer and songwriter (1915-1959)