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Verb insist has 3 senses
  1. insist, take a firm stand - be insistent and refuse to budge; "I must insist!"
    Derived form: noun insistence1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s on something
  2. importune, insist - beg persistently and urgently; "I importune you to help them"
    --2 is one way to beg, implore, pray
    Derived forms: noun insistency2, noun insisting1
    Sample sentence:
    They insist to move
  3. insist, assert - assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
    --3 is one way to postulate, posit
    Sample sentence:
    They insist that there was a traffic accident
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