a rigid or unyielding position.
Origin of standfast
First recorded in 1710–20; noun use of verb phrase stand fast
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Related Words for stand fastcombat, repel, defy, cope, tolerate, resist, weather, thwart, suffer, buck, duel, brave, violate, stick, contest, confront, traverse, fight, dispute, oppose
see stand one's ground.
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