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Overview of verb insist

The verb insist has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (59) insist, take a firm stand

(be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; "I must insist!")

2. (4) importune, insist

(beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them")

3. (1) insist, assert

(assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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