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The few that remained were removed before the improvised singers’ insistent chorus.

Her insistent perception — the real action of this novel — is her greatest skill and her riskiest vulnerability.

Although some of her family members are still insistent against the vaccine, Crawford said, she is holding out hope that the Delta variant might be “scaring straight at least a few folks.”

It starts in the mouth, the initial pang of craving quite subtle and easy to ignore, but the signals get more insistent.

He was insistent, however, that having professional athletes wearing their product was essential to a running shoe company’s credibility.

The drumbeat and synth bass are as insistent as they are ominous.

But Hollande was “insistent,” she writes, and “his strength of persuasion was nuclear.”

My collaborator, Darcy Evans, and I are very insistent on calling Stealing Sam a “one-person play” and not a solo show.

This great healing event for veterans has been pushed aside by a few ATV advocates insistent on illegally riding their silly toys.

I want her to grow up to feel confident and powerful about herself and insistent about the world around her.

And he was so infernally insistent about it, that she was forced to pull up and get away from the post in self-defense.

The music grew strange and fantastic—turbulent, insistent, plaintive and soft with entreaty.

Even her violent outburst of temper had not stilled the insistent voice which in reiteration never wearied.

The incident, however, gave Darry a chance to break away from the insistent Belle.

Therefore is there, in me, at least, an insistent whisper for ancestral and long denied rights.

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On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to insistent, such as: assertive, dire, emphatic, forceful, incessant, and persistent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.