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synonyms for fastness

  • haste
  • rapidity
  • speed
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antonyms for fastness

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  • slowness
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How to use fastness in a sentence

With each description from the world’s best players about the beastliness of Augusta National on Thursday — its firmness, its fastness, its fickle wind — Justin Rose’s round gained more shine as it went along.
JUSTIN ROSE, WITH A BACK NINE OUT OF A DREAM, RACES TO A FOUR-SHOT LEAD AT THE MASTERSCHUCK CULPEPPER, SCOTT ALLEN, DES BIELERAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Edwin had to brace himself again, for an assault upon the fastness of the stationmaster.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
And in the incredibly small and incredibly dirty fastness of the stationmaster, they indeed found a Bradshaw.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
After journeying for several days through a desert country, they reached Sechele's mountain fastness.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
Twice she heard large bodies moving in the tangled fastness about the clearing, but what made the sounds remained a mystery.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
Siegfried, the hero of the Nibelungen Lied, dwells in the mountain fastness of Geroldseck.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
She wrote to her husband from her mountain fastness, warning him against high-balls in hot weather.
THE WOMEN OF TOMORROWWILLIAM HARD
The wild bull had been driven from the plains, and could be found in no nearer fastness than the northern mountains now.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
Let us keep only just enough to feast upon to-night in the fastness of Allange under the dome of the stately old oak trees.
THE PONIARD'S HILTEUGNE SUE
Till the introduction of artillery, indeed, such a fastness would have been practically impregnable.
TYROL AND ITS PEOPLECLIVE HOLLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO FASTNESS

  • acropolis
  • alcazar
  • château
  • citadel
  • donjon
  • estate house
  • fasthold
  • fastness
  • fort
  • fortification
  • fortress
  • hold
  • keep
  • manor
  • mansion
  • palace
  • peel
  • safehold
  • seat
  • stronghold
  • tower
  • villa
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