Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an insistent manner; pressingly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an insistent manner.

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  • adverb In an insistent manner; pressingly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an insistent manner

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Examples

  • However fiction will often butt in insistently and refuse to be put down and of course then you face the perils of dreaming accordingly or just lying there with the maelstrom of a plot swirling round in your head.

    Hardy bulletin

  • However fiction will often butt in insistently and refuse to be put down and of course then you face the perils of dreaming accordingly or just lying there with the maelstrom of a plot swirling round in your head.

    Hardy bulletin

  • However fiction will often butt in insistently and refuse to be put down and of course then you face the perils of dreaming accordingly or just lying there with the maelstrom of a plot swirling round in your head.

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  • Never paint a subject unless it calls insistently and distinctly upon your eye and heart.

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  • "Operator, operator!" he called insistently, moving the hook up and down.

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  • Among these rank prominently certain insistently collaborative reading and listening practices aimed at reconstituting the information contained in a specific aesthetic form and, in so doing, replicating the "intelligence" that produced that form. [

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  • Responsibility has not been established but it is worthy of note that Mr Hariri has been calling insistently for the withdrawal of the Syrian troops from Lebanon and the disarming of the Hezbollah.

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  • It was the season when those who have the misfortune to be confined to indoor tasks chafe most in the leash -- a beautiful May day of blue sky and sunshine and balmy air that called insistently to open places of green grass and the luxury of idleness and vagrant dreaming.

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  • There is, on the other hand, the isolation and neglect of large groups of people who are uninformed of sanitation and have only precarious access to medical attendance, and whose needs call insistently for help, as well as constitute a menace to the health of these communities; such are found among Alaskans, Indians,

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  • The prevailing ignorance, untidiness, and superstition of the homes call insistently for more missionary nurses to teach cleanliness, sanitation, and economy, and the training of mothers in the care of their little ones and in the preparation of wholesome food.

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