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Synonyms for fast

Synonyms for fast

accomplished in very little time

marked by an absence of conventional restraint in sexual behavior; sexually unrestrained

permanently resistive to fading

persistently holding to something

firmly settled or positioned

adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, a cause, or a duty

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abstaining from food

abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons

abstain from eating

acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly

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(used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time

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at a rapid tempo

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(of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds

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resistant to destruction or fading

unrestrained by convention or morality

hurried and brief

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securely fixed in place

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unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause

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(of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time

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firmly or closely

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References in classic literature ?
The sun was now set, and darkness was over all the land, so we hurried on as fast as we could till we reached the harbour, where the Phoenician ship was lying.
136} They cast out their mooring stones and made fast the hawsers; they then got out upon the sea shore, mixed their wine, and got dinner ready.
Her eyes closed in spite of herself and she forgot where she was and fell among the poppies, fast asleep.
Run fast," said the Scarecrow to the Lion, "and get out of this deadly flower bed as soon as you can.
There being no way to arrest the progress of the raft they clung fast to the logs and let the river sweep them on.
The situation was fast becoming unbearable, and we knew that we should have to deliver a stunning stroke at the Greeks in order to regain the old-time respect in which we had stood.
As fast as we hooked a net the two ends of it, buoy and boat, came together as they dragged out astern; and so many buoys and boats, coming together at such breakneck speed, kept the fishermen on the jump to avoid smashing into one another.
So the Political Pull made fast to the Ox's head and nature took her course.
Her waist is small, and when she stand up, when she walk, or move her head or arm, it is - I do not know the word - but it is nice to look at, like - maybe I say she is built on lines like the lines of a good canoe, just like that, and when she move she is like the movement of the good canoe sliding through still water or leaping through water when it is white and fast and angry.
Set her down by the large bush with red berries, standing in the snow; don't stay talking, but hasten back as fast as possible.
The most curious part of the thing was, that the trees and the other things round them never changed their places at all: however fast they went, they never seemed to pass anything.
Swimming away as fast as he could, he cried out, laughing:
His honour's majesty, Heaven bless him, hath given the duke the slip, and is marching as fast as he can to London, and ten thousand French are landed to join him on the road.
My foot--is a horse-foot; therewith do I trample and trot over stick and stone, in the fields up and down, and am bedevilled with delight in all fast racing.
Now, my uncle was never a fast thinker, and if he had thought all these things, I am quite certain it would have taken him till full half-past two o'clock at the very least.