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Synonyms for staunch
stɔntʃ, stɑntʃstaunch

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  1. steadfast, staunch, unswervingverb

    firm and dependable especially in loyalty

    "a steadfast ally"; "a staunch defender of free speech"; "unswerving devotion"; "unswerving allegiance"

    Synonyms:
    unbendable, unswerving, unshakable, stiff, unfaltering, steady, unwavering, undeviating, steadfast, firm

    Antonyms:
    inconstant

  2. stem, stanch, staunch, haltverb

    stop the flow of a liquid

    "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"

    Synonyms:
    stop, block, kibosh, halt, stanch, arrest, hold, stem

    Antonyms:
    inconstant

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How to use staunch in a sentence?

  1. Catherine Frazier:

    It's completely dishonest to suggest that Sen. Cruz is not a staunch proponent of securing the border, and he believes that needs to be the first priority in fixing our immigration system.

  2. Alexis Martinez Johnson campaign -RRB-:

    My abuelos raised me. My grandfather spent his days digging ditches to put food on the table. From there, I worked hard and graduated from college. My abuelos were staunch Democrats. They believed in hard work and self-determination.

  3. Andrew Smith:

    I'm a staunch Republican and it brought tears to my eyes a couple of times. I'm not ashamed to say it.

  4. Constance Ahearn:

    He was always a staunch Republican because they backed the military. I can’t imagine how he would feel now.

  5. Arlette Betts:

    As a Falkland Islander I definitely feel a bond with the royal family as a symbol of Britishness. I am a staunch royalist.


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