Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of insist.

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

  • noun continual and persistent demands

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The US president started off his term insisting that Arab-Israeli peace be dealt with before Iran's nuclear issue, and has had to reverse his plan due to Israeli pressures.

    Sharmine Narwani: This US-Israeli Crisis Has Yet To Peak: Diverging Interests Never Clearer

  • The US president started off his term insisting that Arab-Israeli peace be dealt with before Iran's nuclear issue, and has had to reverse his plan due to Israeli pressures.

    This US-Israeli Crisis Has Yet To Peak: Diverging Interests Never Clearer

  • Mr. STANLEY persists in insisting that his SEAL claims are legitimate, I might suggest that you ask him these questions:

    Robert and Jennifer Stanley

  • If Deputy GOMEZ persists in insisting that his SEAL claims are legitimate, I might suggest that you ask him these questions:

    Heroes or Villains?

  • If Mr. BANKS persists in insisting that his SEAL claims are legitimate, I might suggest that someone ask him these questions:

    Heroes or Villains?

  • If Mr. CURTIS persists in insisting that his SEAL claims are legitimate, those who are holding him in detention would do well to ask him these questions:

    Heroes or Villains?

  • If Mr. NEWINGHAM persists in insisting that his SEAL claims are legitimate, I might suggest that you ask him these questions:

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Well, what next — Rutten again insisting this is all about the Republican Party and not Catholic teaching and practice?

    Just another Rutten bit of editorializing

  • In fact, Torrance does a disservice to both of these writers in insisting they be considered rivals with Hemingway or Faulkner or Proust, as somehow anomalous figures in early 20th century fiction.

    Experimental Fiction

  • If Mr. FARR persists in insisting that his SEAL claims are legitimate, I might suggest that you ask him these questions:

    Heroes or Villains?

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