Sentence Examples


  • For a long time she sat awake in the dark, unable to staunch the flow of tears.
  • He became a staunch Conservative, and, apart from his embassy to the emperor in 1524-1543, was mainly occupied during the last years of Henry's reign in brandishing the "whip with six strings."
  • Cromwell himself, however, remained throughout a staunch and constant upholder of religious toleration.
  • Politically, it is evident that he was a staunch supporter of the popular party.
  • A staunch Roman Catholic, but belonging to a school of Augustinian enthusiasts (the Jansenists), whom the Church put down as heretics, he stands pretty much apart from the general currents.

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