STALWART in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of STALWART
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 a.  marked by imposing physical strength; firmly built; firm and resolute
Classic Sentence:
1  Miss Bea was a stalwart, corn-colored, laughing young woman, and she was bored by farm-work.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  They are mostly young, of stalwart frames; fellows who have felled forests, and now seek to drop the axe and snatch the whale-lance.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
3  Antonia came in and stood before me; a stalwart, brown woman, flat-chested, her curly brown hair a little grizzled.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
4  He banged at the door, and presently the heads of the old man and his two stalwart sons were thrust from windows.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
6  The apartment and furniture would have been nothing extraordinary as belonging to a homely, northern farmer, with a stubborn countenance, and stalwart limbs set out to advantage in knee-breeches and gaiters.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
7  We had all risen to our feet, our prisoner breathing hard, with a stalwart constable on each side of him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
8  But afterwards, when the old stalwarts were pumphandling everybody at the door and calling 'em 'Brother' and 'Sister,' they let me sail right by with nary a clinch.'
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Example Sentence:
1  His consistent support of the party has proved that he is a stalwart and loyal member.
2  Salman, 79, is "a stalwart of the royal family" who is "viewed as a pragmatic and cautious reformer, much like his predecessor," says CNN's Becky Anderson in Abu Dhabi.
3  She has been a stalwart supporter of the party for many years.