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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Stop the flow of a liquid.

Usage examples (36)
  • The doctor was able to stanch the flow of blodd from the wound.
  • And at his call the stanch hearts unite into one great, strong heart, deep and sensitive as a silver bell not yet cast.
  • I believe she could have a great charity, that no evil-doing would dismay her: "stanch" sums her up.
  • Unable to stanch the flow, the "doctor" calls 911. for more
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