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  • adj. comparative form of staunch: more staunch


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  • Mr. Kiwanuka, who is 6-foot-5 and 265 pounds, is generally viewed as being stauncher against the run than the 6-foot-3, 261-pound Mr. Umenyiora.

    Umenyiora Says D-Line Has Plenty of Room

  • If Mary, who was a staunch Catholic, married Philip, who was even stauncher, the Catholic hold on England would be secure again.


  • Future Games was doing great in the States and we were getting top billing at the Fillmore East (where Van Morrison opened for us) and had broken house records for sellouts in some of our stauncher venues.


  • Dr. Tshabalala-Msimang advocated marshaling vitamin and nutritional forces against the AIDS virus, H.I.V. She maintained that foods like garlic, lemon, African potatoes and beetroot were stauncher defenses than the antiretroviral drugs that had been proved to prolong the lives of H.I.V.-positive patients and to help prevent the passage of the virus from pregnant women to their babies.

    De mortuis nil nisi bonum - Dr. Manto Tshabalala-Msimang

  • "There has been no larger, stauncher opponent of Net Neutrality," a surprised Jason Lee Miller writes about AT&T recent rhetorical change up.

    Timothy Karr: Net Neutrality on Deck

  • Still, one would like to know how that leadership in Europe is to be achieved, particularly if it means being a stauncher ally of the United States that way.

    More about la Ségo

  • She was, perhaps, a little stauncher than her husband in Protestantism; and though she was willing to admit that Mr Barham might not have ceased to be a gentleman when he became a Roman Catholic priest, she was not quite sure that it was expedient for her or her husband to have much to do with him.

    The Way We Live Now

  • The Devil has no stauncher ally than want of perception. —

    Red Pottage

  • And while he may not wear a flag pin on his lapel, a stauncher defender of democracy would be hard to find.

    CNN Transcript Feb 20, 2004

  • He had wider shoulders and a stauncher frame than his elder brother and could now handle himself in any scrap without Urza's help.

    The Brothers' War


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