Part of speech: noun

To assert or demand persistently.

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Usage examples "insist":

  1. 31. If he be is honest, he will insist on paying me. - "Practical Grammar and Composition", Thomas Wood.
  2. Only answer me this: If a lawyer takes up your case, shall you be willing to live here, or shall you insist on leaving? - "The Living Link", James De Mille.
  3. Well, then, between us, if you insist. - "No Hero", E.W. Hornung.