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This vacuum-insulated, spill-proof option, which keeps your drink chilled for hours without refrigeration and staves off condensation, comes in a rainbow of colors.

Four weeks after the injections, all 20 of the participants had developed the antibodies needed to stave off the infection.

And how much do you need to sweat to stave off the disease that kills 500,000 people every year?

Will “loyalty cards” be enough to stave of a Republican massacre of House Democrats on Tuesday?

No surprise, therefore, that women are desperate to stave off the “visible signs” of aging.

Sure ASMR clips can put you to sleep and help stave off insomnia, maybe even get rid of that nasty headache you've had for days.

Groping around, I found a stout stick or stave, put my back to the wall, and beat about me blindly but with vigor.

Procure a good barrel with a bottom and cut off each alternate stave at both ends close up to the first hoop.

Mupugung (mupapugung) sa pulsu ang kindi, Candies will stave off hunger.

And sang a stave and drained a quart and called aloud for more.

The poor fellows were able to stave off starvation by visiting various free lunches during the day.


On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stave, such as: anticipate, avert, avoid, counteract, foil, and forestall.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.