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shamefast

[ sheym-fast, -fahst ]
/ ˈʃeɪmˌfæst, -ˌfɑst /
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adjective Archaic.
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Origin of shamefast

before 900; Middle English schamfast shamefaced, originally, modest, bashful, Old English sc(e)amfæst;see shame, fast1

OTHER WORDS FROM shamefast

shamefastly, adverbshamefastness, noun
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