Insist

Definition of Insist

In`sist´
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Insisted; p. pr. & vb. n. Insisting.]
1.To stand or rest; to find support; - with in, on, or upon.
2.To take a stand and refuse to give way; to hold to something firmly or determinedly; to be persistent, urgent, or pressing; to persist in demanding; - followed by on, upon, or that; as, he insisted on these conditions; he insisted on going at once; he insists that he must have money.
Insisting on the old prerogative.
- Shak.

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advocate, affirm, allege, announce, annunciate, argue, assert, assever, asseverate, aver, avouch, avow, blandish, brook no denial, cajole, call for, call on, call upon, coax, contend, declare, dwell on, emphasize, enunciate, exhort, expostulate, express, force upon, have, high-pressure, hold, importune, insist on, insist upon, issue a manifesto, jawbone, lay down, lobby, maintain, manifesto, nag, persist, plead with, ply, ply upon, predicate, press, press upon, pressure, proclaim, profess, pronounce, protest, push, push upon, put, put it, recommend, remonstrate, require, say, set down, soft-soap, speak, speak out, speak up, stand for, stand on, state, stick to, stress, submit, sweet-talk, take no denial, thrust upon, urge, urge upon, vow, wheedle, work on
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