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stanch

(stŏnch) [O.Fr. estanche, firm]
To stop the flow of blood from a wound.
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K Chandrashekar Rao is a staunch Hindu, if Modi goes to two temples, KCR will go to six," said Owaisi at a public meeting at Teegal Kunta, here.
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STAUNCH is watching the "No more Catholics left" scene in T2: Trainspotting and not thinking "what a damning and hilarious bit of satire sending up some very embarrassing individuals."
KARACHI -- Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Syed Ali Raza Abidi, once a staunch supporter of party, has tendered his resignation from basic membership of MQM.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) seems to gain advantage to bring the staunch loyalist to their camp.
After Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan's surprise press conference in Karachi on Monday, where he welcomed Aamir Liaquat to the fold, staunch supporters are voicing their concerns.
Kiraitu described Kathia as a hardworking woman who was his staunch supporter since he started his political career.
Berlin (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a "staunch trans-Atlanticist" said her spokesman Monday, a day after the head of Germany's government warned of crumbling old alliances, a comment many have taken as a barb at US President Donald Trump.
But then the one-time staunch Republican did a book and TV series on the Windsors and became a staunch royalist.
Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) and parliamentary leader of PPP was the chief guest on the joining ceremony hold those families of ANP and staunch members of Bacha Khan Tehreek quitting its own old relation with party and joined PPP shows people trust on the Party.