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Synonyms for insist

persist

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Synonyms for insist

to take and maintain a stand obstinately

to solicit (something) insistently

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insist on: to ask for urgently or insistently

Synonyms for insist

be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge

beg persistently and urgently

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assert to be true

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Thurston, that I insist on knowing why you have presumed to address such language to me--yes, sir, INSIST on knowing your reason.
No, brother," answered the lady, "I insist on the formality of its being delivered me, with a full ratification of all the concessions stipulated.
I once more, therefore, insist, that you do not intermeddle.
Mr Osborne went on to insist more jobs have been created here, and at a faster rate, than anywhere else in Britain.
The Montenegro minnows have sent the Ibrox club a pounds 500 bill for the balls they insist went missing before Tuesday's Champions League qualifier.
THE Los Angeles Unified board of education members who voted to initiate a legal challenge to the mayor's education reform bill last week insist that they only want to vet the bill's constitutionality.
But fifteen countries still insist on producing land mines.
Nanotechnology buffs will insist that a revolution at the molecular level is enabling Hummers to get better gas mileage and soda makers to reduce the number of calories in their beverages.
We're confident Jones Lang LaSalle will continue to insist on offering a level playing field to all moving companies, regardless of their employees' union affiliation.
THE EUROPEAN Commission has tabled a directive that would insist statutory auditors avoid conflicts of interest when carrying out additional work for client companies, although its proposals do not suggest an outright ban on subsidiary contracts.
It is not possible to hold to an idea of the pervasive nature of sin and, at the same time, to insist that ultimate truth can be located in human words.
We are told by its defenders that the SAT is a superb measure of academic promise, but its detractors insist that it is next to useless in helping colleges and universities select their entering class.
Insist on a list of all comparable users--similar in size , geographical location and specialty.
Some customers who aren't dealing overseas on a direct basis will insist on a U.
The former, they usually insist, is something worth having.