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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To stop the flow of blood. Also: Strong and loyal.

Usage examples (29)
  • He is a staunch supporter of mine.
  • staunch the blood flow
  • Governors of some Southern states, like Mississippi and North Carolina, remain staunch voucher opponents.
  • After her release from hospital her father, whom she described as a staunch opponent of apartheid, went into a deep depression and died. for more
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