Focus on the pronunciation of insist
English definition of “insist”
› 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/ adj › I heard a soft, insistent rapping at the door. insistently
/ɪnˈsɪs·tənt·li/ adv › She was insistently cheerful.