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fast2

fast2

 
pronunciation:
faest
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: fasted, fasting, fasts
definition 1: to cease to eat food.
antonyms:
eat
similar words:
hunger, starve
definition 2: to eat very little food or to cease eating specific foods, esp. for religious or political reasons.
antonyms:
feast
similar words:
abstain, forbear
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a period when one ceases to eat food.
similar words:
famine, self-denial, starvation
definition 2: a period when one eats very little or only specific food, esp. for religious or political reasons.
synonyms:
fast day, hunger strike
similar words:
abstinence, forbearance, holy day, Ramadan, Yom Kippur
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