staunchly
adverb see staunch II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • staunchly — 1825, from STAUNCH (Cf. staunch) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • staunchly — staunch staunch [stɔːntʆ ǁ stɒːntʆ, stɑːntʆ] adjective giving strong loyal support to a person, organization, or belief: • They are staunch trade unionists. • He is a staunch supporter of the free market. staunchly adverb : • The company has… …   Financial and business terms

  • staunchly — adv. Staunchly is used with these adjectives: ↑conservative Staunchly is used with these verbs: ↑defend, ↑refuse …   Collocations dictionary

  • Staunchly — Staunch Staunch (st[aum]nch), Staunchly Staunch ly, Staunchness Staunch ness, etc. See {Stanch}, {Stanchly}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • staunchly — Ⅰ. staunch [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) very loyal and committed. 2) archaic strong or watertight. DERIVATIVES staunchly adverb staunchness noun. ORIGIN Old French estanche «watertight» …   English terms dictionary

  • staunchly — adverb in a staunch manner he staunchly defended his principles • Syn: ↑stanchly • Derived from adjective: ↑staunch …   Useful english dictionary

  • staunchly — See staunch1. * * * …   Universalium

  • staunchly — adverb In a staunch manner …   Wiktionary

  • staunchly — Synonyms and related words: bec et ongles, bona fide, committedly, consistently, constantly, deafeningly, decidedly, decisively, determinedly, devotedly, earnestly, faithfully, firmly, fixedly, forcefully, forcibly, hammer and tongs, heart and… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • staunchly — adv. resolutely, in a steadfast manner; loyally, faithfully …   English contemporary dictionary

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