Klein, and presumably Black, is a staunch advocate of releasing the sensitive personnel information to the public.
He returns repeatedly, for instance, to the debate between religious believers and staunch atheists.
It seemed that I, a staunch feminist, had found myself in the epicenter of macho culture.
Netanyahu considered Thatcher a "staunch friend of the State of Israel and the Jewish people."
But if Romney feels the need to choose a staunch social conservative, Brownback may be his best bet.
These ornaments, as we have proved by experience, have the power to staunch bleeding at the nose.
Pee-wee's loyalty was so staunch that he did not even consider the things his aunt had said.
The old man was a staunch Papist and determined persecutor of heretics.
Decimus Saxon is staunch, though, and that word shall never be spoken.'
Equally potent charms in the form of a rabbit's foot, and a rusty horseshoe were tendered Danny by his staunch supporters.
early 15c., "impervious to water," from Old French estanche "firm, watertight," fem. of estanc "dried, exhausted, wearied, vanquished," from Vulgar Latin *stanticare, probably from Latin stans (genitive stantis), present participle of stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Sense of "strong, substantial" first recorded mid-15c.; of persons, "standing firm and true to one's principles" from 1620s.