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The signs have merely become more insistent over the intervening period. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet the question of religion remains insistent. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The government remained insistent that the war should disrupt civil society as little as possible. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)They were equally insistent that the mayor bore responsibility for the abduction. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The chief executive was quite insistent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Government needs to be quite insistent that this is possible. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He's quite insistent about what he wants. The Broken God (1993)The Americans remained insistent that their request be heeded. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No government has been as insistent on this point as that of Slovakia. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Recently, he has become insistent that we move in together. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I was equally insistent that he was ill and in need of loving kindness. Seminary Boy (2006)Yet insistent and powerful rhythm supplies the main force of the dance, and the cast seems hellbent committed. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Very insistent on these things. Christianity Today (2000)I was quite insistent on this. The Sun (2011)
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British English: insistent ADJECTIVE
Someone who is insistent keeps insisting that a particular thing should be done.
He was insistent that the war would be won and lost in the machine shops.
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