stanch

Part of speech: adverb

STANCHLY.

Part of speech: noun

STANCHNESS.

Part of speech: verb

To stop the flow of ( blood), as from a wound.

Part of speech: adjective

Constant; faithful; hearty.

Part of speech: adjective

Strong and trustworthy.

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Usage examples "stanch":

  1. Doubtless Biddy, who was a stanch Romanist, had connived at this. - "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.
  2. So he leaned forward again and gave his stanch heart to the task. - "Riders of the Silences", Max Brand.
  3. He was a fellow townsman of Grant when the war broke out and had recommended him to Governor Yates as a military helper, and from that time onward had been his stanch and unwavering supporter. - "The Life of Lyman Trumbull", Horace White.