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Stanch

Definition:

stop the flow of a liquid or exhibiting extreme loyalty(US spelling)

Examples:

The Red Cross volunteers learn to stanch the flow of blood. Or He's a stanch supporter of the arts.

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Staunch

Definition:

stop the flow of a liquid or exhibiting extreme loyalty (UK spelling)

Examples:

a staunch defender of free speech

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