insist

[ in-sist ]SEE DEFINITION OF insist

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSIST

"Then I must insist that you appoint your successor," said Aspasia.

Did you not insist on going home with Hester Paine, when I had offered my escort?

They want to get into the garage; they insist on washing the car.

The Sphinx is a woman, as I will insist to my dying day, if it were my last word!

The Thought had been wise not to insist too much on recognition.

You insist upon my being French, you see, and I know you are fond of nonsense.

I did not insist, but I sent for my son's governess, Mlle. Soubise.

Pierre could divine that an abyss was opening, and dared not insist.

I only care to insist that it is the duty of every individual man to be innocent of the same.

If I insist on keeping your book it is merely to be sure that you will not forget me.

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