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stanch
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • CYRANO (quickly, whispering into Christian’s ear, while Roxane distractedly tears a piece of linen from his breast, which she dips into the water, trying to stanch the bleeding): I told her all.

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  • stanch the blood flow
  • One arm is splayed out uselessly while she paws at her shoulder with the other, trying to stanch the sluggish pulse of blood draining out of her.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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