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noun as in dwelling

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In Tanzania, opposition leaders have vowed to continue protests after President John Magufuli was declared the winner of last week’s election, insisting that the poll was riddled with irregularities.

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She took calls from residents who insisted the pandemic was a hoax.

At an event last week centered on “protecting America’s seniors,” he insisted that his administration would protect seniors while letting younger people go about their lives.

These other frameworks of meaning are important, and we should grab them and hold on to them and insist on them.

McConnell and Senate Republicans, including Graham, insisted that the president chosen in November of that year, eight months after Obama’s nomination, should fill the seat.

Prosecutors have fought the process, insisting that Maharaj is guilty and must remain behind bars.

The real problem is a society insisting its youth grow up too soon.

Corrin buckled first, insisting that Harris sleep on a sofa, then moving out.

The council concluded with the emperor Constantine insisting that the bishops come to an agreement over the wording of the creed.

They will start insisting that their economic and social views not only get taken seriously but start driving the agenda.

The result of that meeting was a deputation sent to the king, insisting on the adoption of the entire Spanish constitution.

William Weedham had bought Jeff the newspaper, insisting that he make a financial success of it and thus prove his worth.

"Probably that is all we shall do—just dream," said Betty, insisting upon being practical.

He broke out with some irritation, insisting that if it had not been returned it had been either lost or destroyed.

Well, my friend, I did well in insisting upon knowing the motives of your present uneasiness.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to insisting, such as: belaboring, brooding, laboring, and harping.

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