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Word of the Day: Dauntless

Dauntless

[DAHNT-ləs]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, 15th century

1.Showing fearlessness and determination.

Examples of dauntless in a sentence

"Ride that zip line and show that you're dauntless."

"Finishing this job will require someone dauntless and dedicated."



About Dauntless

If a new piece of technology intimidates you, you might be feeling daunted. Add a "-less" to that root word, and now you're dauntless, or feeling brave and determined.

Did you Know?

If you're dauntless, you can't be tamed. The verb "daunt" can be traced back to the Latin "domare," meaning "to tame." The adjective "dauntless" can show off how you overcome obstacles and face your fear.





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