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  • as inbadger
  • as indemand
  • as inemphasize
  • as inenforce
  • as inexpect
  • as initalicize
  • as inpress
  • as inurge

synonyms for insist on

  • annoy
  • bully
  • goad
  • harass
  • heckle
  • hound
  • pester
  • tease
  • torment
  • bait
  • bug
  • eat
  • harry
  • hassle
  • importune
  • needle
  • nudge
  • plague
  • ride
  • give the business
  • work on

antonyms for insist on

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • delight
  • help
  • leave alone
  • make happy
  • please
  • support
  • assist
  • answer
  • deny
  • disclaim
  • reply
  • compliment
  • exonerate
  • free
  • give
  • leave alone
  • please
  • praise
  • release
  • grant
  • offer
  • present
  • supply
  • cease
  • halt
  • refuse
  • stop
  • check
  • delay
  • deter
  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • forget
  • give
  • ignore
  • leave alone
  • let go
  • lose
  • miss
  • neglect
  • prevent
  • release
  • repress
  • abandon
  • disregard
  • drop
  • forego
  • give up
  • overlook
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    How to use insist on in a sentence

    All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    But if people will insist on patting a strange poet, they mustn't be surprised if they get a nasty bite!
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
    I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    She had hidden his hat and would insist on his playing; that was, if I did not mind and her uncle gave his permission.
    THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
    What other channel, then, was open to the country through which to insist upon the recovery of its lawful rights?
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    Suppose he should receive an acceptance by letter or telegraph but deny it, and insist that no contract had been made.
    PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
    Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
    THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
    Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
    THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
    Berwick-on-Tweed lies partly in England and partly in Scotland, the river which runs through it forming the boundary line.
    BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO INSIST ON

    • annoy
    • bait
    • bug
    • bully
    • eat
    • give the business
    • goad
    • harass
    • harry
    • hassle
    • heckle
    • hound
    • importune
    • insist on
    • needle
    • nudge
    • pester
    • plague
    • ride
    • tease
    • torment
    • work on
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.