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staunch

Rare (of a ship, etc.) watertight; seaworthy
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Each writer claims to have a more authentic grasp of scientific method and hence to be the stauncher theorist of modern (i.e., scientific) revolution.
Similarly, at both levels, respondents who are prouder of where they live are stauncher constitutional advocates.
Does the rise of even stauncher jihadists make it a more viable Islamist-oriented project?
WHILE Evertonians might be one of the toughest group of supporters to impress, if you do get in their good books you'll struggle to find stauncher allies in football.
"Now, though, the only chance they'd get to be exposed to that would be on holiday on a beach, to be honest, although my wife wouldn't have it because she's stauncher than me.
Amateurism had no stauncher advocate than Avery Brundage, president of the International Olympic Committee from 1952-72.
Yet for all their maddening feebleness, the Europeans are stauncher allies than other candidates--India, Australia, Saudi Arabia.