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stalwart

stal·wart

stalwart

 
pronunciation:
stawl wrt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: resolute; loyal; reliable.
He was one of the king's stalwart supporters who stayed by him till the end.
antonyms:
disloyal, unfaithful, unreliable
similar words:
staunch, steadfast, sturdy
definition 2: strong and well-built; brawny.
similar words:
lusty, stable
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an unwavering supporter of an organization, cause, or the like.
definition 2: one who is strong and sturdy in body or character.
derivations: stalwartly (adv.), stalwartness (n.)