Origin of insistence
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Examples from the Web for insistence
Eventually I gave way to Bunny's insistence and lost my virginity, appropriately enough, in H.G. Wells's spare bedroom.House of Cads: Growing Up Amid the Weirdness of Bloomsbury
April 10, 2014
Her younger sister was removed from school as well, at the insistence of her new family.Her Husband Shot This 17-Year-Old Afghan Girl In The Face—And She Lived
March 21, 2014
He was very clear in his insistence that Americans are not dumb.Richard Hofstadter and America’s New Wave of Anti-Intellectualism
March 9, 2014
We're partly to blame, too, what with our insistence on compartmentalizing the people in our lives.Seth Meyers Gets Off to a Rocky Start on 'Late Night'
February 25, 2014
Sports Illustrated sent Shrake down at his insistence to do a piece on the beautiful and haunting Big Thicket area of East Texas.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas
February 2, 2014
There was a note of insistence that carried a curious dignity of its own.
In that insistence lay her ultimate compensation for untold misery.
I think that my unhappiness had as much to do with my father's insistence on the change, as anything.
What harm could visit him if he yielded to this corpulent adventurer's insistence?
All his distrust awoke into fresh life at Claude's insistence.The Fat and the Thin
Word Origin and History for insistence
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