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standfast

[ stand-fast, -fahst ]
/ ˈstændˌfæst, -ˌfɑst /
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noun
a rigid or unyielding position.
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Origin of standfast

First recorded in 1710–20; noun use of verb phrase stand fast
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Other Idioms and Phrases with standfast

stand fast

see stand one's ground.

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