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Another word for insist

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Verb
  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.
    See also:

    continue

  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:

Idioms:

    upon

  1. To ask for urgently or insistently

Another word for insist

Verb
  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.