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The Fountainhead
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  • She had stated insistently, in her publicity and in private conversation, that she was sixty-four.
  • Keating had thrown his arm about Shlinker’s shoulders; Keating’s eyes had glowed with an insistent kind of warmth, as if Shlinker were his most precious friend; Keating’s eyes glowed like that on everybody.
  • Keating had never felt comfortable in Mrs. Holcombe’s presence, because she smiled at him too insistently and commented on his remarks by winking and saying: "Why, Peter, how naughty of you!" when no such intention had been in his mind at all.
  • It clung to her with a tight insistence that seemed conscious, like the peremptory caress of a cat.
  • She spoke about it insistently to anyone who would listen.
  • Someone at a distant table stared in their direction insistently, someone tall and bulky.

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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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