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insistent
used in The Fountainhead

6 uses
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Definition
persistent or continuing or firm — especially in maintaining a view or demanding something
  • She had stated insistently, in her publicity and in private conversation, that she was sixty-four.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (74% in)
  • 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.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (40% in)
  • 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.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (17% in)
  • She spoke about it insistently to anyone who would listen.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (77% in)
  • Someone at a distant table stared in their direction insistently, someone tall and bulky.
    3.3 — Part 3 Chapter 3 (60% in)
  • It clung to her with a tight insistence that seemed conscious, like the peremptory caress of a cat.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 (97% in)

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