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 for steadfast
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Steadfast \Stead"fast\ (-f[.a]st), a. [Stead + fast, that is,
     fast in place.] [Written also stedfast.]
     1. Firmly fixed or established; fast fixed; firm. "This
        steadfast globe of earth." --Spenser.
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     2. Not fickle or wavering; constant; firm; resolute;
        unswerving; steady. "Steadfast eye." --Shak.
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              Abide steadfast unto him [thy neighbor] in the time
              of his trouble.                       --Ecclus.
                                                    xxii. 23.
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              Whom resist steadfast in the faith.   --1 Pet. v. 9.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable;
             "firm convictions"; "a firm mouth"; "steadfast resolve";
             "a man of unbendable perseverence"; "unwavering loyalty"
             [syn: firm, steadfast, steady, stiff,
             unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering]
      2: firm and dependable especially in loyalty; "a steadfast
         ally"; "a staunch defender of free speech"; "unswerving
         devotion"; "unswerving allegiance" [syn: steadfast,
         staunch, unswerving]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  212 Moby Thesaurus words for "steadfast":
     abiding, accordant, adamant, age-long, aged, alike, ancient,
     antique, ardent, assiduous, automatic, balanced, calculable,
     changeless, chronic, committed, consistent, consonant, constant,
     continuing, continuous, cool, correspondent, dedicated,
     deep-rooted, dependable, determined, devoted, diligent, diuturnal,
     dogged, durable, enduring, equable, equal, even, evergreen,
     faithful, faithworthy, fast, fiducial, firm, firm as Gibraltar,
     fixed, flat, flinty, frozen, hardy, homogeneous, immobile,
     immotile, immotive, immovable, immutable, imperturbable,
     in equilibrium, inalterable, indefatigable, indomitable,
     industrious, inexorable, inflexible, insistent, intact,
     intransient, invariable, inveterate, invincible, inviolate,
     irremovable, lasting, level, liege, long-lasting, long-lived,
     long-standing, long-term, longeval, longevous, loyal, macrobiotic,
     marble-constant, measured, mechanical, methodic, monolithic,
     never-failing, never-tiring, obdurate, obstinate, of a piece,
     of long duration, of long standing, ordered, orderly, patient,
     patient as Job, perdurable, perduring, perennial, permanent,
     perpetual, perseverant, persevering, persistent, persisting,
     pertinacious, plodding, plugging, predictable, preoccupied,
     quiescent, rapt, regular, relentless, reliable, remaining,
     resolute, resolved, rigid, robotlike, secure, sedulous,
     sempervirent, set, settled, single-minded, sleepless, slogging,
     smooth, solid, sot, sound, stable, static, stationary, staunch,
     staying, steady, steely, stubborn, substantial, sure, surefire,
     sustained, systematic, tenacious, tested, tireless, torpid, tough,
     tried, tried and true, true, true-blue, trustworthy, trusty,
     unabating, unaltered, unbending, unbroken, unchangeable, unchanged,
     unchanging, unchecked, unconquerable, undaunted, undeflectable,
     undestroyed, undeviating, undifferentiated, undiscouraged,
     undiversified, undrooping, unfading, unfailing, unfaltering,
     unflagging, unflappable, unflinching, uniform, unintermitting,
     uninterrupted, unmovable, unnodding, unqualified, unquestioning,
     unrelaxing, unrelenting, unremitting, unruffled, unshakable,
     unshaken, unshifting, unsleeping, unswerving, untiring, unvaried,
     unvarying, unwavering, unwearied, unwearying, unwinking,
     unyielding, utterly attentive, vital, weariless, well-balanced,
     well-founded, well-grounded, wholehearted, without nerves

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