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Election-year drama: Florida governor draws attention by sending asylum seekers to Massachusetts

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This week's word in the news: DAUNTING

DEFINITION:
Seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Following a backlash from neighbors, city workers are recommending that San Jose back down from a proposal to build tiny homes for homeless residents on a controversial piece of land across the street from an elementary school — the latest indication of the daunting difficulties in combating homelessness.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 09/26/2022