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staunch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word staunch

Definition
(verb) stop the flow of a liquid
Synonyms : halt , stanch , stem
Example Sentence
  • staunch the blood flow
  • stem the tide

Definition
(adj) firm and dependable especially in loyalty
Synonyms : steadfast , unswerving
Example Sentence
  • a steadfast ally
  • a staunch defender of free speech
  • unswerving devotion
  • unswerving allegiance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for staunch

staunch= stay + uncha(hindi) means strongly committed if you keep your face up(uncha)
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by everlasting.puneet

So staunch like a stone.
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by kguide

stanch=staunch,strong, unmovable.Stanch (verb):is to make blood unmovable.
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by rakei

pehley stone se khoon nikaalo then stone se stop karo
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by friendofafriend

rhymes wid choch(peak) which is alwaz abov (determined nd firm)
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by tusharsehgal89

STAy+UNCHanged=staunch,beying firm
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by cnbhaskar55

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