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stanch

(stŏnch) [O.Fr. estanche, firm]
To stop the flow of blood from a wound.
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United States], Dec 21 ( ANI ): United Nations high commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, a staunch critic of United States President Donald Trump has stated that he will not seek a second term.
Being a very vocal and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, of whom Respondent Nieto is a self-confessed diehard supporter and defender, Respondent Nieto's post was clearly made solely for the purpose of besmirching my reputation and maligning my name,' said Trilanes.
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.
What I can say is that Greece is a staunch and very committed Ally.
We stayed in touch and had many a heated debate a staunch supporter and I couldn't understand why.
People come out with the fact that he is Tory, simply because he didn't do what staunch Labour supporters wanted, or didn't want to be linked to it
At a meeting they conducted, Eritrean nationals residing in Johannesburg and its environs, South Africa, expressed resolve to strengthen organization and mount staunch resistance against external conspiracies.
Turkish prime minister Erdoy-an has been a staunch supporter of deposed President Morsi
Summary: A group of Syrian and Lebanese students interrupted an AUB event at which musician Ziad Rahbani was speaking Wednesday, claiming their action was in protest of his staunch support of the Syrian regime.
Summary: Tehran:President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed no change in Iran's staunch "cooperation" with Damascus, in talks with .
Summary: The United Sates said on Monday it was encouraging staunch ally Morocco to quickly implement reforms proposed by the Arab world's longest-serving dynasty.