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Word: stalwart

Definition: physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower


Sentences Containing 'stalwart'

A rich uniform, half French, half Oriental, set off his graceful and stalwart figure, and his broad chest was decorated with the order of the Legion of Honor.
A stalwart darkey once gave offense at a negro ball in New Orleans by putting on a good many airs.
He became a 'stalwart' in rayalaseema by these 'hat-trick' wins.
In all he made 119 appearances for Arsenal, scoring one goal. At Portsmouth, Mackie became a stalwart for the next seven seasons; he made over 250 league appearances for Pompey, and played in two FA Cup Finals – against Bolton Wanderers in 1929 and Manchester City in 1934, losing both.
In the 2010–11 season, Heinze was again a defensive stalwart for Marseille.
In the novels, Witherall is also the author of a radio series and novels about the adventures of stalwart Lieutenant Hazeltine.
International. Despite being something of a journeyman in Major League Soccer, Williams has been a stalwart for the Jamaican national team.
It is also the hometown of Udayalur K. Kalyanaraman Bhagwathar,is a contemporary stalwart in Dakshina Bharatiya Bhajana Sampradaya.
Miller later 'Went North', joining professional rugby league team Hull Miller was a collier by trade, working at Nixon's Navigation Colliery in Mountain Ash, and was described as "a stalwart specimen of the Welsh collier".
Not forgetting of course Stephen Whyles who famously went back to work during the miners strike of 1984-85, his father Ian Whyles was a stalwart NUM supporter and marxist. Stephen has held numerous tv and radio and newspaper interviews as his life and his relationship with his father were played out on tv.
On 17 March 2007, the £102,000 statue to commemorate club stalwart Ted Bates was unveiled, outside the front of the Itchen Stand.
Since then, Jade has become a stalwart supporting character in the series, also appearing in some other media and merchandise in the extended "Mortal Kombat" franchise.
So when the crisis is upon you, remember that God, like a trainer of wrestlers, has matched you with a rough and stalwart antagonist.--"To what end?"
The "Los Angeles Times" noted that "Emerge" was competing against "stalwart publications" that already served the black middle class, such as "Ebony", "Essence", "Jet", and "Black Enterprise".
The UJPO broke with the Communist Party (known at the time as the Labor-Progressive Party) during the party's crisis in 1956 after long-time UJPO and party stalwart J. B. Salsberg returned from a visit to the Soviet Union and reported his findings of anti-Semitism and suppression of Jewish culture.
Then another cart came by at the same pace, but the occupant of the throne was not old like the others, but a man stalwart and robust, and of a forbidding countenance, who as he came up said in a voice far hoarser and more devilish, "I am the enchanter Archelaus, the mortal enemy of Amadis of Gaul and all his kindred," and then passed on.
They are mostly young, of stalwart frames; fellows who have felled forests, and now seek to drop the axe and snatch the whale-lance.

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