insistently insistently  /ɪn ˈsɪ stənt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an insistent manner

Usage(s):

  1. McGovern offered the second spot, not very insistently, and Kennedy refused, giving boosts to Arkansas' Wilbur Mills and Boston's Mayor Kevin White.
  2. He insistently urged me to trade the money for dollars.
  3. Everybody associated with the productions Portman, McTeigue, Weaving, Silver forcefully, insistently stresses that V is an ambiguous, ambivalent figure.

News

  1. “There are no ambulances out here”; 911 Calls Released in Deadly SFO Crash

    SAN FRANCISCO (CNN)- Shortly after Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco, passengers and witnesses pleaded with 911 responders to send help — some frantically, some insistently. “I’m reporting an airplane crash at SFO (San Francisco International Airport),” an …
    on July 11, 2013     Source: FOX40 Sacramento

  2. ‘There are no ambulances out here’: 911 calls detail horror of Asiana crash

    SAN FRANCISCO — Shortly after Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco, passengers and witnesses pleaded with 911 responders to send help — some frantically, some insistently. “I’m reporting an airplane crash at SFO (San Francisco International Airport),” an …
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Q13 FOX Seattle

  3. 'Not enough medics': 911 calls detail Asiana crash

    Shortly after Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco, passengers and witnesses pleaded with 911 responders to send help -- some frantically, some insistently.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: WCVB Boston

Quotes

  1. Pope Benedict XVI continues to apologize for the abuse of minors by Catholic clergy, saying Friday: "We too insistently beg forgiveness from God and from the persons involved, while promising to do everything possible to ensure that such abuse will...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "What we do know about this pervasive wiretapping virtually compels the conclusion that the president of the United States has been breaking the law repeatedly and insistently," Gore said.
    on Jan 16, 2006 By: Al Gore Source: FOXNews

  3. "I think we all need to look inside ourselves, ask ourselves why it takes us 10, 15 minutes before we start playing," Schmid said. "I think we have to look at ourselves as to why we spend game time to argue insistently with referees. We have...
    on May 22, 2010 By: Sigi Schmid Source: HeraldNet

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