American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To subdue.
- To tame or break in (a horse).
- To intimidate; daunt.
- 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)
“•Professional life after his sentence: Danton is still in jail.”
“Danton allegedly feared the acquaintance would talk to Blues management and ruin Danton's career.”
“Tenpas and other authorities refuse to identify the person Danton is accused of wanting dead.”
“Wolfmeyer downplayed her interest in Danton, saying she hadn't admired him nor had hopes of creating a stronger relationship with him.”
“Massey, however, told Proud that Danton is a danger to the community and a flight risk.”
“Danton is in jail for his alleged involvement a murder-for-hire plot.”
“The men allegedly argued April 13 over Danton's "promiscuity and use of alcohol," and that Danton feared the acquaintance would talk to Blues management and ruin Danton's career.”
“The complaint said Danton feared the acquaintance, who is not named, would talk to St. Louis Blues management and ruin Danton's career.”
“Father Gregor asked, “Can you determine the name of Danton’s new buyer?””
“Not many; my wife, though, and a man I know called Danton, who -- who's prejudiced.”
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