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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Danton, Georges Jacques 1759-1794. French Revolutionary leader who took part in the storming of the Bastille (1789) and supported the execution of Louis XVI (1793) but was guillotined the following year for his opposition to the excesses of the Reign of Terror.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To subdue.
  • To tame or break in (a horse).
  • To intimidate; daunt.

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  • n. French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)

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