insistent

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  • She was most insistent that you take no thought about the matter of dress. Cited from The Mystery of Mary, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • The one thing he was insistent upon was that black teams should be owned by black men.
  • And the professor was still insistent about who performed the social services. Cited from Space Viking, by Henry Beam Piper
  • The moment they get below medium they become insistent, and make themselves of too much importance. Cited from Principles of Home Decoration, by Candace Wheeler
  • Did John find something that made him so insistent to remain? Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: Adventures on Strange Islands, by Finlay
  • He becomes quite insistent upon setting up a meeting with her.
  • There came an insistent demand for more and better schools for the officers. Cited from Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers, by J. Walker McSpadden
  • We found them to be more powerful than we should have supposed, more insistent and less visible. Cited from Outwitting Our Nerves, by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
  • He was therefore insistent that the extra work be done before the English arrived.
  • They, too, were insistent that Robert come with them, but again he refused. Cited from The Sun Of Quebec, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He is insistent upon his rights, but not always so careful about the rights of others. Cited from Aliens or Americans?, by Howard B. Grose
  • The captain, however, was insistent that he had to get out of the storm.
  • But this is quite different in kind from a plan where all of the last movement is in insistent major. Cited from Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies, by Goepp
  • The longer he stood, the more insistent did this question grow. Cited from The Four Feathers, by A. E. W. Mason
  • To-day the insistent voice still comes as of old, asking you and me to follow. Cited from Quiet Talks on Following the Christ, by S. D. Gordon
  • If I had been a little more insistent then, I think she would have come with me. Cited from The Triflers, by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • His hunger to see them became for the minute more insistent than that for food. Cited from The Wild Olive, by Basil King
  • The insistent voice sank lower and lower into final silence -- though the lips still moved. Cited from Marcella, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • These questions are insistent; and yet, after all, what matters the answer to any of them? Cited from The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2), by Alphonse Daudet
  • The East was no less insistent that nothing should be done. Cited from Expansion and Conflict, by William E. Dodd
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