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Another word for insist

  1. To take and maintain a stand obstinately

      1. To be obstinately repetitious, insistent, or tenacious.
      2. To hold firmly and steadfastly to a purpose, state, or undertaking despite obstacles, warnings, or setbacks.
      3. To continue in existence; last:
      1. To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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  2. To solicit (something) insistently

      1. To force or drive forward or onward; impel.
      2. To entreat earnestly and often repeatedly; exhort.
      3. To advocate earnestly the doing, consideration, or approval of; press for:
      1. To exert steady weight or force against:
      2. To move by applying pressure:
      3. To squeeze or clasp in fondness or concern:



  1. To ask for urgently or insistently

Another word for insist

  1. To declare firmly or persistently

  2. To demand

      1. To urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal:
      2. To make an urgent appeal.
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
      2. To ask (a person) to do something:
      3. An act of asking for something.