Definitions

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  • adv. In a staunch manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a staunch manner

Etymologies

staunch +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Senator John McCain staunchly opposed the use of torture claiming that it disgraced the U.S.

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  • Mr. Paul held a rally Saturday night in staunchly conservative northern Kentucky, featuring his father Rep. Paul and South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, another major tea party figure.

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  • As a Red Wings fan myself, I can say that I enjoyed the team’s success that much more because I persisted in staunchly rooting for the team through all the bad times.

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  • Zeppelin staunchly refused to allow their music to be co-opted into tv commercials all the way until 2004, when they made the brave artistic decision to allow Cadillac to molest “Rock n’ Roll” three times per commercial break during every single NFL game over a two year span.

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  • Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, a Democrat, called the staunchly Republican Haig a great public servant.

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  • Madeleine Albright, a Democrat, called the staunchly Republican Haig a great public servant.

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  • His own history played a role: Benedict grew up in what he has described as a staunchly anti-Nazi family, but like other German teenagers he was forced to join Hitler Youth.

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  • Since the Discovery Institute amicus brief openly defends the teaching of ID as science I have no idea where Matzke and Padian got their claim that Discovery "staunchly" refused to defend the teaching of ID as science.

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  • Even though the transaction is now stalled by Rajapaksa to save an embarrassed Chandrakanthan, the Eastern CM who is 'staunchly' supporting his presidential candidature, the danger always looms large and the Sinhala State is never going to refrain from its demographic programme particularly in this tract.

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  • Combining what we learned there and what we have just learned, we can see that a modest but growing fraction of American women are conservative on sexual morality but progressive on gender equality, and those women are disproportionately religious.20 Religious Americans have largely accepted the gender revolution, at the same time that many of them, especially evangelicals, staunchly resist the sexual revolution.

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