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synonyms for staunched

  • arrest
  • avoid
  • bar
  • block
  • break
  • check
  • close
  • disrupt
  • intercept
  • interrupt
  • stall
  • stay
  • stem
  • suspend
  • bottle
  • choke
  • clog
  • congest
  • fill
  • fix
  • forestall
  • frustrate
  • gag
  • hinder
  • hush
  • impede
  • muzzle
  • obstruct
  • occlude
  • plug
  • repress
  • restrain
  • seal
  • silence
  • staunch
  • still
  • stopper
  • choke off
  • cut off
  • put a stop to
  • rein in
  • shut down
  • shut off
  • shut out
  • throw over
  • turn off
  • ward off
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antonyms for staunched

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  • abet
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • cause
  • continue
  • encourage
  • go
  • help
  • let go
  • open
  • permit
  • release
  • assist
  • clear
  • disturb
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • liberate
  • promote
  • support
  • unblock
  • begin
  • start
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How to use staunched in a sentence

Just then Dick returned, and, seeing how matters stood, quickly staunched the wound; but his aid came too late.
THE WILD MAN OF THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
Blood welled from the open wound; the wet pads had staunched the flow for a moment.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
The professor produced one and staunched the flow of blood as best he could, working with the aid of his flashlight.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, JULY, 1931VARIOUS
For a short time Clee rested, quieting his nerves, while Jim staunched the flow of blood.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, JULY, 1931VARIOUS
Lindsay's wound had been already staunched, and all that remained to be done was to put him in some place of shelter and comfort.
HORSE-SHOE ROBINSONJOHN PENDLETON KENNEDY
Then Enid strove to loosen his armour, and having found the wound, she staunched it as best she might and bound it with her veil.
STORIES FROM LE MORTE D'ARTHUR AND THE MABINOGIONBEATRICE CLAY
Victurnien would say to himself every time that the notary staunched some wound in his purse.
THE COLLECTION OF ANTIQUITIESHONORE DE BALZAC
He helped himself as best he could, staunched some blood, drew his own conclusions as to his wounds.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
Armel's wound bled copiously; it was staunched with difficulty; the wounded youth's face was pale and his eyes closed.
THE GOLD SICKLEEUGNE SUE
And he suddenly found his hand up at his mouth, as though there were blood there to be staunched that had escaped from his heart.
THE PATRICIANJOHN GALSWORTHY
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