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Synonyms for insistent

Synonyms for insistent

firm or obstinate, as in making a demand or maintaining a stand

bold and definite in character

Synonyms for insistent

repetitive and persistent


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demanding attention

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Gradually an empty feeling in his middle region became increasingly insistent, and briefly exploring his pockets, Bill decided upon a restaurant where he bought a stew and rolls for fifteen cents.
In the woods an intense silence seemed to lie over every- thing and suddenly out of the silence came the old man's harsh and insistent voice.
Tarzan and Sheeta, however, were of a different mind, for neither of them feared the jungle night, and the insistent craving of their hunger sent them off into the Stygian blackness of the forest in search of prey.
The sharp, insistent summons of an electric bell from outside rang through the room.
The hand was insistent, and he held it for a moment lightly, and then let it go.
Also, he was teasingly interested in the certain small garments on which Dede worked, while she was radiantly happy over them, though at times, when his tender fun was too insistent, she was rosily confused or affectionately resentful.
She felt something like shame and remorse when she discovered that the sunrises behind the firs and the pale pink buds opening in the garden gave her the old inrush of gladness when she saw them--that Diana's visits were pleasant to her and that Diana's merry words and ways moved her to laughter and smiles--that, in brief, the beautiful world of blossom and love and friendship had lost none of its power to please her fancy and thrill her heart, that life still called to her with many insistent voices.
Urguayan poet Roberto Echavarren's latest volume of poetry explodes from its opening with the salacious force of Rimbaud, burrowing inside of conventions regarding gender and sexuality with an insistent imagistic surrealism.
between them, the always diligent hand, the insistent teacher, the
A source said: "Simon knows George is spending a lot of time dancing and that he's loving living his dream but he's insistent he needs his exams and should do well.
Most upfront is The Stupidest Things, which boasts the insistent rhythm that the Mutton Birds did so well, while softy shuffling Born In The Sea seemingly inhabits a spaghetti western landscape.
This week's Labour conference has taken place against a backdrop of increasingly insistent calls for a referendum from opposition parties, parts of the media and protesters in Bournemouth.
As the suffering population becomes more insistent, generating more and more pressure through boycotts, strikes, demonstrations and uprisings, the state responds with ever harsher oppression through arrests, detentions, banning orders, beatings and torture.
Incidentally, the power of its overwhelmingly insistent rhythms makes Stravinsky's Rite of Spring difficult to choreograph, and Balanchine never attempted it.
However, spokespersons for Starrett City Associates are insistent that Starett City will remain subsidized after it is sold and that the auction will not change the nature of the complex.