Thesaurus / insistence
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The problem is that guards and other gatekeepers frustrate these policies with their insistence on maintaining the power imbalances that a lack of pads or tampons creates.

This focus on collaboration is also where the group’s insistence on anonymity comes from.

I had thought that Ngosso would oppose the decision to keep the schools closed, since her insistence on rigor and high expectations for students and families echoed Santelises’.

I was able to see a doctor after a lot of insistence … I only saw the nurse and explained to her that I needed medicine for coughing and discomfort.

The lady's face grew clouded as she listened, for from my insistence she shrewdly inferred that it imported to be gone.

The Shame of MotleyRaphael Sabatini

Accustomed to absolute subservience from her own peons, Mrs. Merriman saw at once that insistence was useless.

In Clive's CommandHerbert Strang

England had abolished slavery under the insistence that it was foreign to all right understanding of God's Word.

The Greatest English ClassicCleland Boyd McAfee

But when upon her insistence he admitted her to his room one afternoon she found nothing to confirm her suspicions.

The Song of SongsHermann Sudermann

Insistence upon the immense number of people in England to-day, of all classes, who are so situated, is unnecessary.

This insistence upon the public as being really responsible for these economic and moral conditions is significant.

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