Antonyms for insisted

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"But I tell you she isn't right," insisted Percival, warmly.

Sir John, however, insisted that they should all be ordered back again.

No doubt it was true, for she would have insisted on moderate cleanliness and comfort.

When he was obstinate, and insisted on exerting himself, she gave in.

No sooner did he learn of Mark's condition, than he insisted on taking charge of him.

Like K., she insisted that no right can be built out of a wrong.

But he insisted on swearing, standing with one hand upraised, his eyes on her.

If she insisted that she was ill and unable to go back, there would be a fuss.

"But it couldn't have been just as easy as that," Dorcas insisted.

"But the night is the time for true talking," insisted Po-po-ke-a.