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adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, a cause, or a duty

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stop the flow of a liquid

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firm and dependable especially in loyalty

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Saleh Omar, Eritrean Ambassador to South Africa and South African countries, gave extensive briefings on diplomatic achievement being registered, the frustration being observed on the part of conspirators, psychological warfare and the staunch resistance of the Eritrean people living inside the country and abroad as well as on the importance of organization in nation building process.
Erdoy-an has been a staunch supporter of deposed President Mohamed Morsi both before and after his ouster.
BEIRUT: A group of Syrian and Lebanese students interrupted an American University of Beirut event at which musician Ziad Rahbani was speaking Wednesday, claiming their action was in protest of his staunch support of the Syrian regime.
Tehran :President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed no change in Iran's staunch "cooperation" with Damascus, in talks with visiting Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halaqi, reports said on Wednesday.
2 : loyal, steadfast <They were staunch supporters.
STAUNCH Catholic Dana has scored a major political coup - she has persuaded firebrand Protestant Ian Paisley to launch her new autobiography.
Shankly, son of a Scottish miner and a staunch socialist, had guided the Reds to three championship titles, two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup.
Later, Oppenheimer became a staunch critic of the continuing development of nuclear weapons and thus made himself a target of government scrutiny.
At the midway point of the season, Dorrell took a more active role in the offensive game-planning and play-calling, although he remained a staunch supporter of Svoboda.
A truly fascinating read of one woman's staunch defiance.
Alley, a humanities professor emeritus at the University of Richmond, was a lifelong advocate of religious liberty and a staunch supporter of Americans United.
Through its early, staunch support and proative appeals to the NJDEP, Pantheon played a pivotal role in enabling many New Jersey developers to use this new ground-stabilizing method, thereby allowing a number of them to significantly trim their project budgets.
Syrian Prest Bashar Al Assad reiterates his country's staunch support for the Palestinians in the face of the Israeli military offensive in Gaza as Tel Aviv warns that it held Damascus responsible for the captured soldier's fate.
O'Connor has been the swing vote on many issues, so replacing her with a staunch conservative could significantly affect the balance of the Court.
About 50 years ago, I, a staunch member of another Christian denomination, married an Anglican and became a reluctant member of his communion, with little knowledge or appreciation of Anglicanism.