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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.
AFTER leaving hospital, Josh insists that Amber rests at his place, while Naomi is offended by Paul's suggestion that she change her public image before they announce their engagement.
RUSSELL SLADE insists Kenwyne Jones has a big role to play at Cardiff.
He said that Nujaifi selects laws and displayed them on the agenda and insists on minor issues .
But England boss Capello insists that Terry will retain the armband although he may not play against world champions at Wembley on Saturday.
RAFAEL Benitez insists Xabi Alonso is an indispensable part of a Liverpool squad he believes is within touching distance of greatness.
LONDON -- The Roman Catholic bishop of Portsmouth, England, insisting it's time to "be realistic," has thrown his support behind a campaign to legalize brothels even as he insists he is not condoning prostitution itself.
In Liverpool the council also insists schools sign up and promise to address the problem and carry out spot checks as part of its new anti-bullying strategy.
LEROY LITA insists his emergence as the Premiership's hottest young striker is down to nothing but hard work.
Indeed, Carell insists that funny is a secondary consideration whenever he takes on a role.
She insists that women who were admitted to magdalen asylums in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries were victims of "indifference" and "injustice".
The United States maintains a stockpile of more than ten million land mines and insists on the right to produce more and to use them when it sees fit.
The province insists that it will only pay for abortions, approved by two doctors and performed in a public hospital.