The Obama administration began 2009 with an aggressive stimulus to stanch the rapid deterioration of the economy.
But Clapper has also failed fundamentally to stanch the leakage of secrets so emblematic of his tenure atop the community.
A neighbor tried in vain to stanch the bleeding with a towel.
In a swift move to stanch the controversy, Governor Rockefeller demanded the piece be removed.
This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
She was a stanch five-year-old, and she had roamed the mountains about Pop's place at will.
They saw more than trace enough of how he had tried to stanch the persistent flow from his wounds.
She reserved articles she presented to her stanch friend, Kate O'Brien.
My father knew full well that the end was at hand, yet he faced it manfully, like the stanch old seaman he was.
Seating him on the cart, she proceeded to stanch the bleeding with the edge of her gown.
"to stop the flow of" (especially of blood), c.1300, from Old French estanchier "cause to cease flowing, stop, hinder," from Vulgar Latin *stancare, perhaps contracted from *stagnicare, from Latin stagnum "pond, pool" (see stagnate).