How to use Insistent in a sentence

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  • He was insistent on meeting with her as planned.

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  • The President was insistent upon the need of repealing the excess profits taxes and reducing transportation taxes and income surtaxes.

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  • So, back in the car Dean climbed, with an insistent Fred O'Connor beside him, ready to kick him awake if he nodded off.

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  • Papineau, The Most Insistent Demagogue Of 1837, Must Certainly Be Named Among The Founders, For The Sake Of Speeches Which Came Before Written Works Both In Point Of Time And Popular Esteem.

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  • They were not given to metaphysical speculation, nor long insistent in their inquiries as to the meaning and origin of things.

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  • When I came, her movements were so insistent that one always felt there was something unnatural and almost weird about her.

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  • Owing to this insistent change all things which happen, or seem to happen, are history in the broader sense of the word.

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  • Deidre was evasive about what happened though she, too, was insistent that the terms were complete.

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  • Diirer's powers of hand and eye are already extraordinary and in their way almost unparalleled, but they are often applied to the too insistent, too glittering, too emphatic rendering of particular details and individual forms, without due regard to subordination or the harmony of the whole.

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  • Jenn waited until he'd been gone for a few minutes, her thoughts more insistent than she wanted.

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  • The Inland Revenue will make increasingly insistent requests for payment eventually leading to court action.

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  • This and the Antwerp head of Jerome are perhaps the most striking examples of Diirer's power of forcing into subordination to a general impression such a multiplicity of insistent detail as would have smothered any weaker conception than his.

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  • While new visitors may feel intimidated by such tactics, polite (and insistent) refusal is usually heeded without trouble.

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  • Why are the Greeks so insistent on getting them back?

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  • During the last three thousand years human impact on the face of the earth has become ever more insistent.

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  • In the Exegesis, Phil became more theological, and insistent on identifying VALIS with the Divine Presence.

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  • Many of the most prominent Englishmen of the day were his pupils and owed much of what they were to his precept and example, his penetrative sympathy, his insistent criticism, and his unwearying friendship. Seldom have ideal aims been so steadily pursued with so clear a recognition of practical limitations.

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  • A set of cardinal numbers have an order of magnitude, often called the order of the set because of its insistent obviousness to us; but, if they are the numbers drawn in a lottery, their time-order of occurrence in that drawing also ranges them in an order of some importance.

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  • If the rest of your family is insistent on keeping the kitten as well, use the process for introducing a new cat into the household, which is outlined in the article on Bringing a New Cat Home.

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  • The peculiar topographical conditions made the three sections of the state almost separate commonwealths, and demand for better means of communication was insistent.

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  • Several days later, under the pressure of insistent demands, he finally acceded to liberate the pictures.

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  • Highly syncopated, relentless rhythms and insistent drumbeats follow the driving force of the voices.

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  • Labor sources were equally insistent that Mr McConnell would not rise to the bait.

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  • From what I was told, Lane was quite insistent on not having a big deal made of his death.

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  • The Blair government was particularly insistent in emphasizing this.

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  • Alas, his ontological presence was all too insistent.

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  • It's ultimately your decision, but don't be put off by an agent who seems insistent to show your home for you.

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  • In fact, as news of the Ugandan success has spread, the defense of condoms has grown more insistent.

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  • Mr. Doyle remained insistent in his belief that no children should be sent to Canada under Miss Rye's present system of emigration.

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  • Joe, my eldest, who was 31 then, kept asking for money and he was getting really insistent.

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  • He appeared suitably regal, except for his insistent nose picking.

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