daren't


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daren't

(ˈdɛənt)
contraction of
dare not

dare•n't

(ˈdɛər ənt)
contraction of dare not.
References in classic literature ?
"Well, they say -- oh, but I daren't, indeed daren't!"
'You daren't. You daren't touch them for your life!
"Delayed because they daren't use the map they stole from us," commented Ned.
He daren't say so, but he always looks cheerful when I am worse.
"I know what you daren't acknowledge, you foolish child!" she exclaimed.
How many of you have gowns and bracelets which you daren't show, or which you wear trembling?-- trembling, and coaxing with smiles the husband by your side, who does not know the new velvet gown from the old one, or the new bracelet from last year's, or has any notion that the ragged-looking yellow lace scarf cost forty guineas and that Madame Bobinot is writing dunning letters every week for the money!
The bigwigs here think so too, but they daren't say so.
'She knows what has become of Ferrari; and she is confusing you in a cloud of nonsense, because she daren't own the truth.
You daren't attempt an al fresco lunch in town for fear of being battered and mugged by a gull for your sandwich.
Mum Tazmin, 28, of Hull, East Yorks, said: "To have him home is something we daren't dream of.
They daren't publish the material because it will demostrate in black and white the madness that is being pursued on the back of the 2016 referendum result.