adjective, staunch·er, staunch·est.
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Origin of staunch
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OTHER WORDS FROM staunchstaunchly, adverbstaunchness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for staunch
Ironically, according to Hitner, women were some of his staunchest allies in getting the Massachusetts law reformed.
Earlier this year, in fact, Krugman managed to offend some of his staunchest ideological confreres.Paul Krugman’s Nasty and Inane Attack on ‘Libertarian Populism’|Nick Gillespie|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Passages in which Knox contemplates suicide—and even how she would do it—will surely soften even her staunchest critics.
How come the turnout is higher, if most of Netanyahu's staunchest opponents expect him to remain in office?
Holbrooke could be exhausting, even to his staunchest allies and defenders.Richard Holbrooke's Last Mission in Afghanistan by David Rohde|David Rohde|November 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
But perhaps of them all, their best and staunchest friends were old Dan Higgins and his daughter, Meggy.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
Stewart was an upholder of Whig principles, when the Scottish government was in the hands of the staunchest Tories.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen
He and I, and Peterkin afterwards, became the best and staunchest friends that ever tossed together on the stormy waves.The Coral Island|R.M. Ballantyne
Liber and his colleague Dahn were at that time among the staunchest supporters of the policy of the Entente in Russia.The myth of the Jewish menace in world affairs|Lucien Wolf
The Senator from Stackpole reassured all of these with whom he talked, and was one of their staunchest allies and supporters.In the Arena|Booth Tarkington