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English definition of “insist”


verb    /ɪnˈsɪst/
to state or demand forcefully, esp. despite opposition: [I] She insisted on seeing her lawyer. [+ (that) clause] Greg still insists (that) he did nothing wrong. insistent    /ɪnˈsɪs·tənt/ adjective I heard a soft, insistent rapping at the door. insistently    /ɪnˈsɪs·tənt·li/ adverb She was insistently cheerful.
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