fast

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  • Better to get it done right than to get it done fast.
  • The country was believed to be on the fast track to development.
  • Its advantage is that it is very fast and uses little memory.
  • Those who were unable to fast still must make up the days missed later.
  • I don't think I had ever seen him run so fast.
  • It is a guide to action, not a set of hard and fast rules.
  • We did not get home till about nine, having fasted the whole time. Cited from The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, by Walter Scott
  • The travel industry has been recently the fastest growing industry in the region.
  • I want you to fast longer than any other Indian has ever fasted. Cited from The Magic Speech Flower, by Melvin Hix
  • The prince royal has fasted so much that he has become quite thin. Cited from Continental Monthly, Vol IV, Issue VI, December 1863, by Various
  • He had for some time thought about the development of a new fast armoured ship.
  • It also cannot be boiling too fast because of the same reason.
  • He is said to have fasted for months without taking any food or water.
  • He was then asked about fasting for two days and breaking one day.
  • India is the second fastest growing economy with second largest population after China.
  • For he spoke, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast.
  • His right arm fast medium round arm bowling was not called upon in first-class games.
  • His right arm fast medium bowling was not called upon in the first-class game.
  • After being fasted in practice the car broke down and he could not start the race.
  • China today is second largest economy of the world and fastest growing economy.
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Meaning of fast

  • noun Abstaining from food
  • verb Abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    Catholics sometimes fast during Lent
  • verb Abstain from eating
    Before the medical exam, you must fast
  • adjective Acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
    fast film, on the fast track in school, set a fast pace, a fast car
  • adjective (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time
    my watch is fast
  • adjective At a rapid tempo
    the band played a fast fox trot
  • adverb Quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form)
    how fast can he get here?, ran as fast as he could, needs medical help fast, fast-running rivers, fast-breaking news, fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters
  • adverb Firmly or closely
    held fast to the rope, her foot was stuck fast, held tight