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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

Synonyms for fast

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.
Then they loosed the hawsers, thrust the ship off from land, and made on towards the city as they had been told to do, while Telemachus strode on as fast as he could, till he reached the homestead where his countless herds of swine were feeding, and where dwelt the excellent swineherd, who was so devoted a servant to his master.
If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!'
Whether she vanished into the air, or whether she ran quickly into the wood ('and she CAN run very fast!' thought Alice), there was no way of guessing, but she was gone, and Alice began to remember that she was a Pawn, and that it would soon be time for her to move.
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'I fast three times a year for a week, one of which is during Ramadan.
In Ramadan, after complete fasting, it is advisable to break the fast with one or two glasses of water, some natural foods like a few dates or fruits, and a soup to provide adequate hydration.
The Muslim month of Ramadan is here and over a billion Muslims around the world will fast in this month.
Most Muslims in the UAE fast during Ramadan (exceptions include pregnant women, elderly people, someone who is unwell) and yet go about their jobs with the same dedication.
Iftar usually occurs with families and friends, where the fast is often broken with dates.
In another Tradition Ummul Mu'mineen 'Aishah, Radi-Allahu anha, says, ' that the Holy Prophet (PBUH), would sometimes begin to fast continuously until we thought he would not stop fasting, and sometimes he used to stop fasting until we thought he would never fast.
He also clarifies some common myths that circulate due to lack of knowledge that diabetic and kidney patients with mild to moderate disease, those with cardiovascular issues as well as diabetics could keep fast in Ramadan without any trouble if they get prior consultation and education from their physicians.
People needs to understand that fast is not broken by undergoing lab test or checking blood sugar by pricking, having insulin or glucose injections even if they provide energy, getting medicines in the eyes and ears while those breaking the fast as the advice from doctors would not have to offer 'Kafara' as they would only be required to keep fast when they feel themselves healthy and fit again.
'People need to understand that fast is not broken by undergoing lab test or checking blood sugar by pricking, having insulin or glucose injections even if they provide energy, getting medicines in the eyes and ears; while those who break the fast on the advice of doctors would not have to offer Kaffara as they would only be required to keep fast when they feel themselves healthy and fit again,' these observations were documented by national and international experts and consultant diabetologists at the 5th International Diabetes and Ramazan Conference, organised jointly by Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE), Karachi and Ramazan Study Group in collaboration with Diabetes and Ramazan (DAR) International Alliance at the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan.