insistence


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the state or quality of being insistent

urgent solicitation

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continual and persistent demands

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the state of demanding notice or attention

the act of insisting on something

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Brydon breathed his wonder till the very impunity of his attitude and the very insistence of his eyes produced, as he felt, a sudden stir which showed the next instant as a deeper portent, while the head raised itself, the betrayal of a braver purpose.
In it was all the imperativeness of reproof and command and all the solicitous insistence of love.
She does not wish to speak with you, and your insistence is insult.
The other put forth the coin with tearful insistence.
But I don't see what you find to like in it, Joe," she said softly, the note of insistence in her words betraying recent and unsatisfactory discussion.
But the tapping was repeated, and with the same gentle, slow insistence as before.
Leslie borrowed the necessary money from Captain Jim, and, at her insistence, he took a mortgage on the little farm.
In 1517 Martin Luther, protesting against the unprincipled and flippant practices that were disgracing religion, began the breach between Catholicism, with its insistence on the supremacy of the Church, and Protestantism, asserting the independence of the individual judgment.
It is a picture, and I can see it now,--the jagged edges of the hole in the side of the cabin, through which the grey fog swirled and eddied; the empty upholstered seats, littered with all the evidences of sudden flight, such as packages, hand satchels, umbrellas, and wraps; the stout gentleman who had been reading my essay, encased in cork and canvas, the magazine still in his hand, and asking me with monotonous insistence if I thought there was any danger; the red-faced man, stumping gallantly around on his artificial legs and buckling life-preservers on all corners; and finally, the screaming bedlam of women.
The waiter who was busy with a party of engineers dining in the dining hall, came several times with an irate countenance in answer to her summons, and could not avoid carrying out her orders, as she gave them with such gracious insistence that there was no evading her.
The insistence of the celebrated subversive journalist rankled in his mind strangely.
There had been singing under the windows after midnight,--supernatural singing, Maggie always felt, in spite of Tom's contemptuous insistence that the singers were old Patch, the parish clerk, and the rest of the church choir; she trembled with awe when their carolling broke in upon her dreams, and the image of men in fustian clothes was always thrust away by the vision of angels resting on the parted cloud.
Despite repeated insistence from DDCA officials, Gambhir has refused to play at the Kotla.
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "so far, the security forces and the Islamic resistance have not progressed towards Tikrit center because of the insistence of the United States to participate in the operations, which raises a lot of doubts and questions among factions of the Islamic Resistance.
President Nicos Anastasiades urged opposition MPs on Thursday to consider the potentially negative consequences of their insistence on passing foreclosures-related legislation that was considered incompatible with the terms of the island's bailout.