Fast

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Definition

fast: quick, rapid, speedy
adjective, adverb

to fast: to stop eating for a period of time (usually for religious reasons)
verb

(to break) the fast: (to stop, to end) the abstinence from food
idiom
The term breakfast is made up of the words 'break' and 'fast'. The term literally refers to 'breaking' or ending a 'fast' (a period in which nothing is eaten).

Examples

  • "The Emerald city - as fast as lightning!"
  • "Klaus : Faster!"
  • "It was the fastest interview of my life."
  • "Name: JOAN WAYNE AKA 'THE FASTEST DEADEST WOMAN IN THE WEST '"
  • "Olaf : Come on driver, just drive faster!"
  • "Everybody was kung-fu fighting, those kicks were fast as lightning."
  • "Olaf : Faster!"
  • "They move fast now, don't they?"
  • "Sydney : Crikey, she's not that fast is she?"

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