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insistent
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Crime and Punishment
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  • "Come along," Zossimov repeated insistently, and he went out.
  • Though he had been the most insistent on getting rid of Luzhin, he seemed now the least concerned at what had happened.
  • Long, long ago his present anguish had its first beginnings; it had waxed and gathered strength, it had matured and concentrated, until it had taken the form of a fearful, frenzied and fantastic question, which tortured his heart and mind, clamouring insistently for an answer.
  • "Read!" he cried irritably and insistently.
  • "Mother," he said, firmly and insistently, "this is Sofya Semyonovna Marmeladov, the daughter of that unfortunate Mr. Marmeladov, who was run over yesterday before my eyes, and of whom I was just telling you."
  • "Porfiry Petrovitch, please don’t take up the notion that I have confessed to you to-day," Raskolnikov pronounced with sullen insistence.
  • Hush, Sonia, hush!" he repeated with gloomy insistence.

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  • We questioned her repeatedly and she remained insistent that she knew nothing of the event.
  • Every day, I hear the bluejay’s insistent cry.

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