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synonyms for staunching

  • 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 staunching

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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 staunching in a sentence

"I have been weeping," she replied sweetly, staunching her wound with a lock of her long disheveled hair.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Nooh, no, calmly replied Tommy, staunching the wounds on his face.
ANECDOTES OF THE GREAT WARCARLETON BRITTON CASE
In a few minutes he would be facing death, and now he was staunching a pin-prick.
THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
He stopped staunching his wound and burst into a great roar of laughter which had no good humour in it.
THE STORY OF BAWNKATHARINE TYNAN
One of his staff, Maj. Leigh, succeeded in reaching the wound and staunching the blood with a handkerchief.
FROM BULL RUN TO APPOMATTOXLUTHER W. HOPKINS
She sent him a ring, which, amongst its many virtues had the strange power of staunching the bleeding of a mortal wound.
TALES FROM SPENSER; CHOSEN FROM THE FAERIE QUEENEEDMUND SPENCER
“What crazy creatures we all were,” said Renoux, staunching the last crimson drops oozing from his nose.
THE MOONLIT WAYROBERT W. CHAMBERS
A gray-bearded pard was staunching a gash in his cheek with the tail of his coat.
CAMPAIGNS OF A NON-COMBATANT,GEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND
I would have sung the blood-staunching song over him, for I know it well.
THE HOUSE OF THE WOLFINGSWILLIAM MORRIS
"Murder," said I, looking up from my work of staunching Anthony's wound.
THE SPLENDID SPURARTHUR T. QUILLER COUCH
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