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I've tried suggesting we take turns making dinner, but he insists it's his passion and he gets great joy from cooking.
CAROLYN HAX: HOW TO IMPROVE ON ‘I COOK, YOU CLEAN’ WITHOUT STIRRING THE POTCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Olympic officials insist Tokyo Games on track for this summer
JAPANESE OLYMPIC LEADER REMAINS IN JOB DESPITE IOC REPRIMAND OVER SEXIST COMMENTSMATT BONESTEELFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Chiefs officials insist the intent behind the team name, imagery and traditions has always been to honor Native people.
‘END RACISM,’ THE NFL IMPLORED. SO WHAT ABOUT THAT CHIEFS’ NAME?LIZ CLARKEFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tension has been building over the last several weeks over whether teachers in California will insist that all educators be vaccinated before they’re willing to return to schools.
MORNING REPORT: MTS REVIEW URGES DOZENS OF CHANGESVOICE OF SAN DIEGOFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Leftwich wanted to play wideout, but Headen insisted he would become Woodson’s backup quarterback.
BYRON LEFTWICH IS A RISING STAR ON A BUCS COACHING STAFF THAT SHOWS THE POWER OF DIVERSITYADAM KILGOREFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Two others have since proposed a bill that would penalize members of Congress with a $1,000 fine if they insist on leaving their faces exposed inside the Capitol.
IOWA’S HOUSE SPEAKER SAID HE CAN’T MAKE LAWMAKERS WEAR MASKS — BUT HE DID ENFORCE A BAN ON JEANSTEO ARMUSFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The President spent months insisting that mail ballots were a Democratic plot and the election would be “rigged.”
THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SHADOW CAMPAIGN THAT SAVED THE 2020 ELECTIONMOLLY BALLFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
Seattle Storm forward Crystal Langhorne chuckled at Frese needing a wheelchair to move around when she was pregnant with twins but insisting on continuing to coach.
BRENDA FRESE, CLOSING IN ON WIN NO. 500, HAS MADE MARYLAND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL A JUGGERNAUTKAREEM COPELANDFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Reed, who would go on to win the tournament, insisted after the third round that a rules official told him he’d “done this perfectly,” and he pointed out that a nearby course volunteer said she did not see the ball bounce.
RORY MCILROY, PATRICK REED SITUATIONS NOW APPEAR VERY DIFFERENT WITH NEW INFORMATION FROM PGA TOURDES BIELERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Reddit poster Volkswagens1, who declined to give his name but said he lives in the Pacific Northwest, showed The Washington Post an image indicating roughly $400,000 in potential GameStop losses from the day but insisted he would not sell.
AS GAMESTOP STOCK CRUMBLES, NEWBIE TRADERS RECKON WITH HEAVY LOSSESDREW HARWELLFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO INSIST

  • assert
  • declare
  • insist
  • make plain
  • sound off
  • speak loudly
  • speak out
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