Adaunt

• (v. t.) To daunt; to subdue; to mitigate.
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Adaunt

A·daunt' transitive verb [ Middle English adaunten to overpower, Old French adonter ; à (L. ad ) + donter , French dompter . See Daunt .] To daunt; to subdue; to mitigate. [ Obsolete] Skelton.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/26
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