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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STAUNCHLY

The officers whom he tempted were, however, staunchly loyal.

The three staunchly approached the door of Mrs. Trent's private study.

"Stand by you; of course I'll stand by you," she said staunchly.

Of course, Gale said staunchly, with far more cheerfulness than she felt.

"I didn't expect such a magnificent view," said Happie staunchly.

A hearty handshake with the guide who had stood by them so staunchly, and they were away.

Staunchly the citizens helped the handful of soldiers to hold it.

"But we won't give up," she said staunchly as she parted from Richard.

They had fathered and mothered him; staunchly and silently stood by him.

"The brave soldiers are entitled to the best we can send them," Elsie said staunchly.

WORD ORIGIN

1825, from staunch + -ly (2).

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