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Staunch and Static

Difficult Words : Staunch and Static

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Static (STAT ik) adj: stationary, not changing or moving

Sales of the new book soared for a few weeks and then became static.

The movie was supposed to be a thriller, but we found it to be tediously static. Nothing seemed to happen from one scene to the next.

Staunch (STAWNCH) adj: firmly committed; firmly in favor of; steadfast

A staunch Republican is someone who always votes for Republican candidates.

A staunch supporter of tax reform would be someone who firmly believes in tax reform.

To be staunch in your support of something is to be unshakable.

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