stanchly


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Adv.1.stanchly - in a staunch manner; "he staunchly defended his principles"
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I love you devotedly, Anne," said Diana stanchly, "and I always will, you may be sure of that.
It was in vain they insisted upon their right to do so, as part owners, and as acting for the good of the enterprise; the captain only stuck to his point the more stanchly.
The Silva tribe, however, stanchly defended him, fighting more than one pitched battle for his honor, and black eyes and bloody noses became quite the order of the day and added to Maria's perplexities and troubles.