insist(redirected from insisted on)
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insistverb accent, accentuate, argue, be obstinate, be peremptory, be resolute, bid, brook no denial, command, contend, demand, dictate, efflagitare, emphasize, enforce, enjoin, exact, exert pressure, exhort, force upon, importune, impose, impress on, instare, lay stress on, order, override, persevere, persist, press, press earnestly, put pressure on, repeat, require, stand firm, stress, take no denial, underline, urge
Associated concepts: insist on legal protections, insist on one's rights
See also: attest, certify, claim, coax, coerce, compel, constrain, contend, demand, dun, dwell, force, importune, maintain, persist, posit, press, pressure, reaffirm, urge