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daunting

adjective

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daunting

verb
present participle of daunt

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The first known use of daunting was in the 13th century

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“Daunting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/daunting. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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