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The few that remained were removed before the improvised singers’ insistent chorus.
Her insistent perception — the real action of this novel — is her greatest skill and her riskiest vulnerability.
Although some of her family members are still insistent against the vaccine, Crawford said, she is holding out hope that the Delta variant might be “scaring straight at least a few folks.”It’s Summer 2020 on Steroids in This COVID Tourist Trap|Pilar Melendez|July 9, 2021|The Daily Beast
It starts in the mouth, the initial pang of craving quite subtle and easy to ignore, but the signals get more insistent.
He was insistent, however, that having professional athletes wearing their product was essential to a running shoe company’s credibility.
The drumbeat and synth bass are as insistent as they are ominous.
But Hollande was “insistent,” she writes, and “his strength of persuasion was nuclear.”Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex|Lizzie Crocker|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My collaborator, Darcy Evans, and I are very insistent on calling Stealing Sam a “one-person play” and not a solo show.Into the Grindr of the Gay Dating Game: Sex, Death, and Aging in ‘Stealing Sam’|Tim Teeman|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This great healing event for veterans has been pushed aside by a few ATV advocates insistent on illegally riding their silly toys.The Idea of Public Land Means Nothing to Utah County Commissioner|Doug Peacock|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I want her to grow up to feel confident and powerful about herself and insistent about the world around her.
And he was so infernally insistent about it, that she was forced to pull up and get away from the post in self-defense.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The music grew strange and fantastic—turbulent, insistent, plaintive and soft with entreaty.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Even her violent outburst of temper had not stilled the insistent voice which in reiteration never wearied.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The incident, however, gave Darry a chance to break away from the insistent Belle.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Therefore is there, in me, at least, an insistent whisper for ancestral and long denied rights.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton