STANCH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of STANCH
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 v.  stop or check flow of liquid; stop flow of blood from wound
Classic Sentence:
1  Once I fell headlong and cut my face; I lost no time in stanching the blood, but jumped up and ran on, with a warm trickle down my cheek and chin.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In V
2  So speaking she had climbed the high steps, and, wailing, clasped and caressed her half-lifeless sister in her bosom, and stanched the dark streams of blood with her gown.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK FOURTH
3  Meanwhile his father, by the wave of the Tiber river, stanched his wound with water, and rested his body against a tree-trunk.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK TENTH
Example Sentence:
1  It is imperative that we stanch the gushing wound before we attend to the other injuries.
2  Its decision to work on stanching a multimillion dollar mineral trade – used by rebel groups to finance one of the world's longest running and most brutal conflicts – stands in contrast to how leading representatives of corporate America have responded to the tragedy.
3  Sophia stanched the blood with a cloth.