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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In an emphatic or resolute manner;

Usage examples (12)
  • Verb (used without object) : He insists on checking every shipment. ,to insist on the justice of a claim. ,to insist on a point in a discussion
  • Verb (used with object) : He insists that he saw the ghosts. ,I insist that you see this thing through
  • Or was he just elected in a landslide (following a previous Congressional landslide) in what is still insistingly being called a "center-right" nation?
  • ` ` And you love me now! '' he went on insistingly. for more
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