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fastness

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Definition of FASTNESS

1
a high rate of movement or performance <the amazing fastness with which the boy took his shower had us wondering if he'd used any water>
2
a structure or place from which one can resist attack <the guerillas retreated to their network of hidden fastnesses deep within the mountains>

February 27, 2015
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