GRE Word List

STANCH

to check or stop the flowing of

The meaning of the word stanch is to check or stop the flowing of.

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WordMeaning
cantthe expression or repetition of conventional or trite opinions or sentiments
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enormityan outrageous, improper, vicious, or immoral act
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