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synonyms for insisted

  • assert
  • contend
  • demand
  • hold
  • maintain
  • press
  • reiterate
  • repeat
  • request
  • stand firm
  • urge
  • vow
  • asseverate
  • aver
  • importune
  • persist
  • require
  • swear
  • be firm
  • lay down the law
  • take a stand
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antonyms for insisted

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  • abandon
  • desert
  • reply
  • endure
  • forget
  • tolerate
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How to use insisted in a sentence

The laws of electromagnetism, in particular, insisted that light had to travel at 186,000 miles per second regardless of the observer’s frame of reference.
WHEN EINSTEIN TILTED AT WINDMILLS - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSAMANDA GEFTERNOVEMBER 18, 2020NAUTILUS
To a person, the CEOs we convened insisted that over time, as IBM CEO Arvind Krishna put it, “Purpose and profit go together, reinforcing each other.”
PURPOSE, OR PURPOSE-WASHING?ALAN MURRAYNOVEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
Well, MSCHF insists that they went through all of the legal steps of incorporating Push Party and raising this round.
MSCHF’S PUSH PARTY RAISES AN UNCONVENTIONAL SEED ROUND AT A $200 MILLION VALUATIONLUCAS MATNEYNOVEMBER 9, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Smith, who received news media coverage as a candidate appearing to be at odds with the solidly Democratic constituents in Ward 8, insisted he is a loyal Ward 8 resident committed to fighting for local neighborhood issues.
33 LGBTQ CANDIDATES WIN ELECTION TO ANC SEATS ACROSS D.C.LOU CHIBBARO JR.NOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The police have cracked down on protesters, but the opposition insists it isn’t budging until the election is held again.
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: WHO’S THE SH*THOLE NOW?CHARU KASTURINOVEMBER 4, 2020OZY
Member Michelle Rief agreed, insisting the presence of police in school hallways is unwarranted, unnecessary and the “artifact of a failed policy.”
ALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS APPROVES REVISIONS TO CONTRACT WITH POLICEHANNAH NATANSONOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Co-workers insisted that he greet the top editor, William Shawn, with a “Hello” instead of a “Hi.”
DANIEL MENAKER, AUTHOR AND CELEBRATED EDITOR AT THE NEW YORKER AND RANDOM HOUSE, DIES AT 79HARRISON SMITHOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Google pushed back on the suit’s allegations by insisting its services are beneficial for users and faces steep competition.
FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, TWITTER CEOS CLASH WITH CONGRESS IN PRE-ELECTION SHOWDOWNTONY ROMM, RACHEL LERMAN, CAT ZAKRZEWSKI, HEATHER KELLY, ELIZABETH DWOSKINOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Conservatives have been divided about the wisdom of insisting that judges look in some detail at whether a regulatory statute actually does any good.
WILL A 6-3 CONSERVATIVE SUPREME COURT ROLL BACK REGULATIONS ON BUSINESS? NOT SO FASTMATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
In early 2020, the Federal Aviation Administration insisted the company use a chase plane that would follow and monitor the drone in case something went wrong.
DRONE TEST FLIGHT MOVED OUT OF SAN DIEGO FOLLOWING SAFETY CONCERNSJESSE MARXOCTOBER 26, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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