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a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdyadjective
having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
"hardy explorers of northern Canada"; "proud of her tall stalwart son"; "stout seamen"; "sturdy young athletes"
"the stalwart citizens at Lexington"; "a stalwart supporter of the UN"; "stout hearts"
used especially of persons
"a stalwart knight"; "a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army"
one who has a strong build
one who firmly supports a cause
Etymology: From stalwart (= English stalworth). From Middle English stalwurthe, from Old English stǣlwierþe (“capable of standing in good stead, serviceable”), from stǣl (“fixed position, station”) + -wierþe (“-able”). Compare staddle, worth; see also stalwart. More at stalworth.
alt. of Stalworth
The "Stalwarts" were a faction of the United States Republican Party toward the end of the 19th century. Led by U.S. Senator Roscoe Conkling—also known as "Lord Roscoe"—Stalwarts were sometimes called Conklingites. Other notable Stalwarts include Chester A. Arthur and Thomas C. Platt, who were in favor of Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth President of the United States, running for a third term. They were the "traditional" Republicans who opposed Rutherford B. Hayes' civil service reform. They were pitted against the "Half-Breeds" for control of the Republican Party. The only real issue between Stalwarts and Half-Breeds was patronage. The Half-Breeds worked to get civil service reform, and finally created the Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act. Stalwarts favored traditional machine politics. During the Republican national convention in 1880, the Half-Breeds advocated the candidacy of James Blaine of Maine for President. A stalemate ensued between Half-Breeds and Stalwarts, and a compromise was struck by the Half-Breeds and supporters of John Sherman to nominate James Garfield, with Chester Arthur, former Collector for the Port of New York, as his running mate to satisfy the Stalwarts and ensure their support for the general election.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stawl′wart, adj. stout, strong, sturdy: determined in one's partisanship.—n. a resolute person.—(arch.) Stal′worth.—adv. Stal′wartly.—n. Stal′wartness—(arch.) Stal′worthiness. [M. E. stalworth—A.S. stæl-wyrthe, serviceable. Prob. stathol,foundation, weorth, good, worth.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Brave; bold; strong; redoubted; daring.
The numerical value of stalwart in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of stalwart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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Louisiana had been this kind of stalwart, it had been providing care to people in the entire region.
Despite the S&P 500 setting three record closes during the fund-flows week, investors remained on the equity sidelines after learning about disappointing Q1 revenue growth from stalwart Alphabet, there was a split once again between mom-and-pop investors and authorized participants. Equity mutual funds witnessed outflows of $5.5 billion, while equity ETFs took in $3.7 billion during the fund flows week.
So, irrespective of the Supreme Court ruling because they are going to decide whatever they decide - I don’t know what they are going to do - we need to be stalwart supporters of traditional marriage.
Reaching out to United States... is part of part of Putin's long-term plan to basically undermine the credibility of United States as an important stalwart player in the global system, to undermine our alliances, and then to create as many lasting sources of tension between Donald Trump and United States own national security team, the more that Russia succeeds in doing that, the less pressure Russia itself is likely to face from a unified western camp.
I am anguished beyond words, she leaves a void in our nation that cannot be filled. The coming generations will remember her as a stalwart of Indian culture, whose melodious voice had an unparalleled ability to mesmerize people.
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- handfest, unentwegt, tüchtig, unerschütterlich, tapfer, robust, kräftigGerman
- θιασώτης, υποστηρικτήςGreek
- roteva, urhea, tukevaFinnish
- làidir, treunScottish Gaelic
- ದೃ al ವಾದKannada
- отважный, крепкийRussian
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