To fill with fear; alarm.
To dash is defined as to move quickly, to destroy or to add elements to something.
To cause to lose spirit or enthusiasm; dishearten.
To prevent from being successful; thwart:
The definition of dismay is to ruin the courage of someone.
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To disturb the mind or emotions of; affect with great surprise, distress, disgust, etc.
To cheer up; encourage
To fill with terror; frighten greatly; alarm
To tame is defined as to make wild and frightening people, animals or things calm and gentle.
To stupefy is to astonish, shock or make someone unable to think or respond clearly.
(Snooker, billiards) To hit the cue ball so that it slides without topspin or backspin (with or without sidespin) and continues at a natural angle after contact with the object ball
To cause to feel horror:
Dishearten is defined as to discourage or cause the loss of hope.
To prevent or try to prevent by disapproving or raising objections or obstacles
To prevent or discourage (an action or behavior):
To frighten or subdue with threats or a show of force.
To hold in restraint; check:
To gain control of or subdue by military force:
To hurt, frighten, or tyrannize over, as a bully does; browbeat
To fail to fulfill; cancel:
To depress or discourage with fear; to impress with fear in such a manner that the mind shrinks, or loses its firmness; to overcome with sudden terror or horror; to dismay.
To fill with alarm or anxious concern.
To shake hands:
Urge is defined as to force or push to stimulate someone to take action.
To put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate
The definition of incite is to rile people up or to inspire and encourage specific behavior.
To cause to be interested or engaged:
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
To subdue is defined as to gain control over someone or something or to calm or quiet someone or something.
To lessen the activity or force of something; weaken.
Find another word for daunting. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for daunting, like: intimidating, frightening, dashing, dispiriting, fazing, foiling, dismaying, stressful, checking, shocking and heartening.