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1‘there are fixed ropes on the rock face’
fastened, secure, fast, firm, stable
rooted, riveted, moored, anchored, permanent
2‘a contract for a fixed period of time’
predetermined, set, established, allotted, settled, prearranged, arranged, specified, decided, agreed, determined, confirmed, prescribed, decreed
definite, defined, explicit, express, precise, exact
not subject to change, inflexible, unalterable, unchangeable, irreversible, rigid, hard and fast, writ in stone
3‘he stood watching with a fixed grin’
insincere, false, fake, vacuous
emotionless, lifeless, motionless
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