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daunt

[dɔːnt] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. обуздывать, укрощать; подчинять, покорять

  2. книжн. устрашать, приводить в уныние, отпугивать

  3. диал. обескураживать

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daunt

[dɔːnt]

v

пугать, страшить

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All night he ran, blundering in the darkness into mishaps and obstacles that delayed but did not daunt.
Белый Клык бежал всю ночь, натыкаясь в темноте на препятствия и преграды, которые замедляли его бег, но не отбивали охоты двигаться дальше.
London, Jack / White FangЛондон, Джек / Белый Клык
Белый Клык
Лондон, Джек
© Издательство «ОЛМА-ПРЕСС», 2002
White Fang
London, Jack
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1992
But the creatures had not been daunted by the steep slope of the deck; and now they began to squirm up the side of Foodfendhall, clinging to the flat stone with their bellies.
Но ей не суждено было сбыться. Мерзкие твари с невиданным упорством поползли по отвесной стене.
Donaldson, Stephen R. / The One TreeДональдсон, Стивен Р. / Первое дерево
Первое дерево
Дональдсон, Стивен Р.
The One Tree
Donaldson, Stephen R.
© 1982 by Stephen R. Donaldson
"Where do we begin?" Gray asked, daunted at the ten acres of temple grounds to search.
– Откуда начнем? – спросил Грей. Огромная территория храма произвела на него удручающее впечатление: десять акров – ну как тут можно что-то найти?
Rollins, James / Judas StrainРоллинс, Джеймс / Печать Иуды
Печать Иуды
Роллинс, Джеймс
© 2007 by Jim Czajkowski
© С. Саксин, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2009
Judas Strain
Rollins, James
© 2007 by Jim Czajkowski
Other techniques were available but were not made public; the initial advisory led others to believe that exploitation was too daunting a task.
Предлагались и другие подходы, однако они также не получили широкого распространения, поскольку после ознакомления с соответствующим документом складывалось впечатление, что использование этого изъяна является слишком неподъемной задачей.
McClure, Stuart,Shah, Saumil,Shah, Shreeraj / Web Hacking: Attacks and DefenseМак-Клар, Стюарт,Шах, Саумил,Шах, Шрирай / Хакинг в Web: атаки и зашита
Хакинг в Web: атаки и зашита
Мак-Клар, Стюарт,Шах, Саумил,Шах, Шрирай
© Издательский дом "Вильямc", 2003
© Pearson Education, Inc., 2003
Web Hacking: Attacks and Defense
McClure, Stuart,Shah, Saumil,Shah, Shreeraj
© 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc.
Governments have a major role to play in supporting innovative R&D and in helping new technologies to surmount some daunting barriers.
В деле поддержки научных разработок и преодоления барьеров на пути внедрения новейших технологий решающая роль принадлежит государству.
© 2010 OECD/IEA
© 2010 OECD/IEA
Developing a well thought-out, credible and effective Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy can be a daunting and time-consuming task.
Разработка хорошо продуманной, надежной и эффективной стратегии корпоративной социальной ответственности (КСО) может стать серьезной задачей, требующей значительных затрат времени.
© 2008-2011 PwC
© 2011 PwC
© 2008-2011 PwC
© 2011 PwC
The idea of walking even a short distance on but two legs was terribly daunting, yet it would have to be done, and done at once.
Сама мысль о том, что придется пройти какое‑то, пусть и короткое, расстояние на задних лапах, ужасала, но другого выхода, кроме как пройти его, и пройти незамедлительно, не оставалось.
King, Stephen / The Dark tower 7: The Dark TowerКинг, Стивен / Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Темная башня 7: Темная башня
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 2004
© Перевод. В.А.Вебер, 2005
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2005
The Dark tower 7: The Dark Tower
King, Stephen
© 2004 by Stephen King
But nothing daunted the marquis.
Однако маркиза ничто не могло остановить.
Suskind, Patrick / Perfume. The story of a murdererЗюскинд, Патрик / Парфюмер. История одного убийцы
Парфюмер. История одного убийцы
Зюскинд, Патрик
© Э.В. Венгерова, перевод, 1999
© "Азбука-классика", 2002
© 1985 by Diogenes Verlag AG Zürich
Perfume. The story of a murderer
Suskind, Patrick
© 1986 by Alfred A. Knopf
© 1985 by Diogenes Verlag AG
In short, partitioning can make what would be otherwise daunting, or in some cases unfeasible, operations as easy as they are in a small database.
Короче, фрагментация может сделать устрашающие по поглощению ресурсов, а иногда даже невозможные в большой базе данных операции настолько же простыми, как в маленькой.
Kyte, Tom / Expert One-on-One OracleКайт, Том / Oracle для профессионалов
Oracle для профессионалов
Кайт, Том
© Перевод на русский язык. ООО «ДиаСофтЮП», 2003
© Wrox Press Ltd, 2002
Expert One-on-One Oracle
Kyte, Tom
© Wrox Press Ltd, 2002
Dr. Henri looked daunted by the prospect, and fingered the collar of his undress greens.
Похоже было, что доктор не слишком обрадован такой перспективой; во всяком случае, он начал нервно теребить воротник своего зеленого кителя.
Bujold, Lois McMaster / BarrayarБуджолд, Лоис Макмастер / Барраяр
Барраяр
Буджолд, Лоис Макмастер
© 1991 by Lois McMaster Bujold
© перевод Т.Л. Черезовой, 1996
Barrayar
Bujold, Lois McMaster
© 1991 by Lois McMaster Bujold
The odds were even more daunting than she'd feared, and she toyed with the seal of her vac suit.
Ванесса наблюдала за ними, нервно дергая застежку скафандра. У противника оказалось намного больше кораблей, чем она ожидала.
Weber, David,White, Steve / In Death GroundВебер, Дэвид,Уайт, Стив / Земля смерти
Земля смерти
Вебер, Дэвид,Уайт, Стив
In Death Ground
Weber, David,White, Steve
© 1997 by David Weber & Steve White
Their very rarity presents a daunting experimental challenge, however.
Из-за этой редкости они представляют сложную экспериментальную проблему.
Treiman, Sam / The Odd QuantumТрейман, C. / Этот странный квантовый мир
Этот странный квантовый мир
Трейман, C.
© Перевод на русский язык, НИЦ «Регулярная и хаотическая динамика», 2002
The Odd Quantum
Treiman, Sam
©1999 by Princeton University Press
The sweetness of the air and the greenness of the leaves daunted him.
Нежный воздух и зелень листвы только увеличивали его робость.
Orwell, George / Nineteen Eighty-FourОруэлл, Джордж / 1984
1984
Оруэлл, Джордж
© 1977, Sonia Brownell Orwell
© Издательство «Прогресс», 1989
© перевод, Голышев В. П.
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Orwell, George
© 1977, Sonia Brownell Orwell
© 2003, Thomas Pynchon
“Without doubt a daunting story,” said Bayaz, “but we’re going.”
– Без сомнения, это очень страшная история, – сказал Байяз. – Тем не менее мы идем.
Abercrombie, Joe / The Blade ItselfАберкромби, Джо / Кровь и железо
Кровь и железо
Аберкромби, Джо
© 2006 by Joe Abercrombie.
© Перевод. В. Иванов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Blade Itself
Abercrombie, Joe
© 2007 by Joe Abercrombie
Improving HIV surveillance in emergency situations is a daunting task, but agencies working in such situations need to make it a priority.
Улучшение эпиднадзора за ВИЧ в чрезвычайных ситуациях - непростая задача, однако учреждения, работающие в таких ситуациях, должны определить ее в качестве приоритетной.
© UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
www.unaids.org 18.11.2009

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dɔːntVerbобуздывать; укрощать; подчинять; покорять

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Collocations

daunting problem
острая проблема
daunting task
грандиозная задача

Word forms

daunt

verb
Basic forms
Pastdaunted
Imperativedaunt
Present Participle (Participle I)daunting
Past Participle (Participle II)daunted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I dauntwe daunt
you dauntyou daunt
he/she/it dauntsthey daunt
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am dauntingwe are daunting
you are dauntingyou are daunting
he/she/it is dauntingthey are daunting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have dauntedwe have daunted
you have dauntedyou have daunted
he/she/it has dauntedthey have daunted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been dauntingwe have been daunting
you have been dauntingyou have been daunting
he/she/it has been dauntingthey have been daunting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I dauntedwe daunted
you dauntedyou daunted
he/she/it dauntedthey daunted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was dauntingwe were daunting
you were dauntingyou were daunting
he/she/it was dauntingthey were daunting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had dauntedwe had daunted
you had dauntedyou had daunted
he/she/it had dauntedthey had daunted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been dauntingwe had been daunting
you had been dauntingyou had been daunting
he/she/it had been dauntingthey had been daunting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will dauntwe shall/will daunt
you will dauntyou will daunt
he/she/it will dauntthey will daunt
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be dauntingwe shall/will be daunting
you will be dauntingyou will be daunting
he/she/it will be dauntingthey will be daunting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have dauntedwe shall/will have daunted
you will have dauntedyou will have daunted
he/she/it will have dauntedthey will have daunted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been dauntingwe shall/will have been daunting
you will have been dauntingyou will have been daunting
he/she/it will have been dauntingthey will have been daunting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would dauntwe should/would daunt
you would dauntyou would daunt
he/she/it would dauntthey would daunt
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be dauntingwe should/would be daunting
you would be dauntingyou would be daunting
he/she/it would be dauntingthey would be daunting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have dauntedwe should/would have daunted
you would have dauntedyou would have daunted
he/she/it would have dauntedthey would have daunted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been dauntingwe should/would have been daunting
you would have been dauntingyou would have been daunting
he/she/it would have been dauntingthey would have been daunting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am dauntedwe are daunted
you are dauntedyou are daunted
he/she/it is dauntedthey are daunted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being dauntedwe are being daunted
you are being dauntedyou are being daunted
he/she/it is being dauntedthey are being daunted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been dauntedwe have been daunted
you have been dauntedyou have been daunted
he/she/it has been dauntedthey have been daunted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was dauntedwe were daunted
you were dauntedyou were daunted
he/she/it was dauntedthey were daunted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being dauntedwe were being daunted
you were being dauntedyou were being daunted
he/she/it was being dauntedthey were being daunted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been dauntedwe had been daunted
you had been dauntedyou had been daunted
he/she/it had been dauntedthey had been daunted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be dauntedwe shall/will be daunted
you will be dauntedyou will be daunted
he/she/it will be dauntedthey will be daunted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been dauntedwe shall/will have been daunted
you will have been dauntedyou will have been daunted
he/she/it will have been dauntedthey will have been daunted