To take and maintain a stand obstinately
To solicit (something) insistently
To ask for urgently or insistently
To declare firmly or persistently
I insist that you hire someone to help.
Alpatych did not insist further.
If you insist on going, this is the route you must take.
You want me to think of all this as ours, but how can I when you insist that the problems are all yours?
Why did he insist on showing up when she was alone?