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used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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persistent or continuing or firm — especially in maintaining a view or demanding something
  • Now, in an instant his lips would be upon hers, the hard insistent lips which she suddenly remembered with a vividness that left her weak.
    4.34 (54% in)
  • This was all a dream, this smoke-filled dim room, the scrawny girls, Mammy shapeless and huge crouching beside the bed, Dilcey a still bronze image with the sleeping pink morsel against her dark breast—all a dream from which she would awake, to smell bacon frying in the kitchen, hear the throaty laughter of the negroes and the creaking of wagons fieldward bound, and Ellen's gentle insistent hand upon her.
    3.24 (94% in)
  • His eyes were bent insistently on Melanie's white face.
    4.45 (32% in)
  • His insistent mouth was parting her shaking lips, sending wild tremors along her nerves, evoking from her sensations she had never known she was capable of feeling.
    4.47 (56% in)

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