Thesaurus / staunch
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It is a further refinement when the staunch little lover of liberty sets about "easing" the pressure of commands.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Until his death, not long ago, we often corresponded on railway and other matters, and he was always my staunch friend.
They then became as staunch in the principles of the Reformation as they had previously been firm in papal policy.
THE CHILDHOOD OF DISTINGUISHED WOMENSELINA A. BOWER
They had both admired each other intensely from their first meeting, and had become very good and staunch friends.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Much of this was owing to the staunch loyalty of the men of Westerly, where its good effects were immediately felt.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
A staunch Calvinist, Witherspoon exerted a strong influence on American educational, religious, and political development.
As they were only staunch patriots, they reasoned: "It is fearful odds—but we may win."
FOUR YEARS IN REBEL CAPITALST. C. DELEON
They took another quart apiece to drink each other's health in, and were staunch friends ever afterwards.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
Beside being a successful wagoner and tavern keeper, Joseph Lawson was a staunch citizen, a man of influence and highly esteemed.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
My old pals never nose upon me—eh, Nosey—always help one out of the water—always staunch.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
WORDS RELATED TO STAUNCH
- behind one
- on the level
- string along with
- tried and true
- dead set on
- hang tough
- stand pat
- in fine fettle
- in good condition
- in good shape
- physically fit
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